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    Snoquera Falls Trail

    Difficulty
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    Easy
    Duration
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    1.5-2h
    Distance
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    4.3 km
    Elevation
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    215 m
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    The Snoquera Falls Trail is a 4.3 km heavily trafficked loop trail in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest that is rated as easy. This vibrant, lush hiking route goes through a mossy forest to a small waterfall. While the falls are not exceedingly easy to see from the trail and not overly impressive, the rest of the hike is pretty enough to make it worth doing.

    There is also the option to hike this trail as a loop via the Snoquera Falls Loop Trail.

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    Route Description for Snoquera Falls Trail

    Snoquera Falls itself is rather small and not easy to see from this trail, but the vibrancy of the forest you’ll hike through to reach the falls makes this trip worth doing. This trail is also often hiked as a loop, but this path follows an out-and-back approach. Note that this approach is a bit rocky and narrow, so those with small children may prefer to follow the loop route guide for the Snoquera Falls Loop Trail and go out-and-back on the clockwise side of the trail, which is a bit easier than this side of the trail.

    The route begins near Camp Sheppard, following Snoquera Falls Trail to the right past the amphitheater. Hike on wide switchbacks through a green forest. The rockiest section of the trail is just before the falls, which you likely won’t be able to spot all that clearly. They can be seen more directly with a bit of climbing.

    Once you’re ready, retrace your steps through the forest to return to the parking area.

    Getting to the Snoquera Falls Trail Trailhead

    The trailhead for the Snoquera Falls Loop Trail is in Snoquera near Camp Sheppard.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground

      No

    • When to do

      June-October

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Yes

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Moderate

    • Route Type

      Out and back

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