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Falls Creek Falls
On a late spring day I drove north of Carson, Washington to a large parking area. The last two miles were over a rough dirt road with huge potholes.
From there it was a relatively easy hike to an amazing 250-foot, three-tiered waterfall on Falls Creek.
Because of the many grand waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge, Falls Creek Falls gets little respect. It would likely be a signature state park in most places in the country.
Several miles later and I was at the viewpoint overlooking the upper falls. Feeling ambitious, I hiked the trail for another two miles before turning back. The scenery was varied and the wildflowers were many.
On a side note, my vehicle was the only one in the parking area when I arrived. There were 24 vehicles when I returned from the hike, although I only saw three hikers on the trail.
An interesting hike and a jaw-dropping waterfall – – – does life get any better?
Thimbleberry and Stonecrop
Penstemon, Canadian Dogwood and Candy Stick