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It's really not a difficult hike, I think it should be rated as moderate, it's just long. There were lots of downed trees that caused some difficulty as they're not tall enough to go under not short enough to go over. The snow/ice is also so deep this time of year and it was like walking on eggshells trying not to sink. Twice I stepped just a little off the trail and ended up waist deep in snow! My dog wiped out a couple times running and one leg sinking, causing her to trip. Kind of fun, added an element of alertness for the both of us. Payout at the end isn't much, but we didn't see anyone the whole way up or down so the quiet was nice. I probably won't do this one again anytime soon though.
Hiked this trail today. It was really great to go from no-snow to real winter snow in a not-too-long distance, and nothing steep - did not need to wear spikes. Very enjoyable. Not crowded, but did not feel totally alone, which is re-assuring.
As a Twin Peaks fan, it was incredibly exciting to walk here and take pictures of the falls. The actual trek is just an easy walk, but the views are amazing. A few people were walking their dogs when I was there in mid-May. I was absolutely freezing because I underestimated the temperatures outside, it started raining, and I hadn't layered my clothing correctly, but the beautiful scenery made everything worth it. They also have a nice gift shop, so check it out!
Natalie H. on Snoqualmie Falls Trail
Good for kids? Maybe? Falls are neat, but the dam infrastructure kids ruins it. Just a walking trail, not a hike.