Lewis River Valley

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Lewis River Valley will delight any explorer who comes looking for spectacular waterfalls surrounded by old-growth forest. This is an area packed with some of the most spectacular and interesting waterfalls on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Trails, ranging from easiest to most difficult, provide paths of discovery through this diverse landscape. Easy wheelchair accessible trails allow close approach to Big Creek, Curly Creek, Miller Creek and Lower Lewis River Falls. Other waterfalls are viewed from the Lewis River Trail, which follows the Lewis River for over 15 miles.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 06/06/2014: Open
Best Season: Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Cougar, WA
Passes: A Northwest Forest Pass is required at various view points and trailheads.  Passess are available at Lower Falls Campground.

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