Deception Falls Nature #1078

Type: Nature Trail
Length: 0.60 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Six miles east of Skykomish, WA on Hwy 2., 75 mi. east of Everett and Seattle on U.S. Highway 2 at Deception Falls picnic site.
States: Washington
Counties: King
Latitude: 47.7146   Longitude: -121.1934

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This .5 mile loop trail through an old growth forest has viewpoints of the Tye River and Deception Falls. A .1 mile section is paved and barrier free accessible. A sign kiosk at the trailhead interprets the driving of the last spike of the transcontinental Great Northern Railway, which was completed in 1893, and is a part of the Stevens Pass Historic District.

Additional Details

Width: 36 inches.
Primary Surface: Crushed Rock
Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock

Average Grade: 10%
Elevation Low Point: 1,800
Elevation High Point: 1,900
Year Designated: 1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Tom Davis
Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Skykomish Ranger Station
P.O. Box 305
Skykomish , WA 98288
(360) 677-2414

Information contact:
Renee Dohrn
PO Box 305
Skykomish , WA 98288
(360) 677-2421



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