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Sweet Creek Falls Interpretive Trail

Eastern Washington

A short trail to stretch one's legs, and a beautiful waterfall located just off the highway. Continue reading


Eastern Washington -- Selkirk Range
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1.0 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 150 ft.


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  • Wildflowers/Meadows
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Good for kids
  • Fall foliage
  • Waterfalls

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This trail absolutely begs visitors to pack a picnic lunch and linger.There are multiple picnic tables along the short paved hiking trail leading to the falls. On a hot day, visitors can play in the shallow pool below the falls. This easy hike doubles as a rest area on the International Selkirk Loop, or as a leg stretcher on the way to Gardner Cave further north.

Sweet Creek Falls Interpretive Trail

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Co-ordinates: 48.8242, -117.3975 Open in Google Maps


Eastern Washington -- Selkirk Range

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International Selkirk Loop

Getting There

From SR 31, continue 5.5 miles north of Ione. The rest area and interpretative hike are located on the west side of the road.

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