Rainbow Falls State Park - Washington

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Park Overview

Rainbow Falls State Park is a 139-acre camping park with 3,400 feet of freshwater shoreline on the Chehalis River. Situated in stands of old-growth forest, the park features a waterfall and a small fuchsia garden.

History

The park, along with several log structures on the premises, was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1935.

Park Features

Constructed in 1935 in the heart of old-growth forest, this wooded park is known for its rainbow-crowned waterfall, which gives the park its name. A garden displaying 40 varieties of fuchsia is a favorite with visitors.

Interpretive opportunities

The park features a self-guided nature walk through old-growth forest.

Address

4008 State Highway 6, Chehalis, WA 98532

Directions

Located 17 miles west of Chehalis, Wash., on the state's western side in Lewis County.

From I-5:

Take exit 77, go west on state highway 6 about 17 miles. Turn right on Chandler road (will cross over a new bridge) go 0.3 miles and turn right on Leudinghaus road. Travel 0.8 miles on Leudinghaus road and turn right into the park. Upon entering the park, the campground area will be to your right and the group camp and day-use area will be to your left.

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