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Beautiful hike! Took about 3-4 hours in and out. Stopped a lot along the way to enjoy the views. Moderate incline going in. Good trail, rocky and rooty at the elevation. This was not a difficult hike but not for novices.

Amazing hike but little bit steep with rocky stairs and roots. Surprisingly it was bugs free! Parking was good.

Did this hike earlier this week. This was an ok hike. Cool suspension bridge crossing about half way to the grove. I expected more ancient trees there and was a little disappointed. The trail was extremely busy for a Monday during a non holiday weekend.

Nice trail with Crystal clear water next to it. Took us about 45 min to do the whole loop stopping and taking pictures. Easy elevation and great for kids

5 days ago

This is always an amazing hike. Added on the grove of the patriarches hike.

Absolutely stunning

Amazing hike and well worth the effort! Feels a lot longer than 3.2 miles. I would recommend trekking poles for coming back down the trail due to some of the steps. they helps steady you. trail is in fantastic condition and there were no bugs. parking sucks!

This review is WAY off on mileage. We hiked this today and recorded 2.2 miles to the falls ONE way.
Everyone’s comments are correct this is moderate to hard hike. Lots of stone and wood steps and rocky terrain, plus steep sections that are helped with switchbacks.
We pushed on the extra .75 miles up to the Van Trump part of the park. We had incredible views of Rainier even though it was a little smokey from the current fires. Well worth the extra push.
Parking got full by around 10 so come early. Then opened up again around 2:30. Bring lots of water on hot days.
Not that many mosquitoes, but annoying little black flies that didn’t bite.

*3.8 Miles to Comet Falls, the Trail winds next to the river, which provides ambient noise. Trail is beat down with roots exposed. Definitely well trod. Still, beautiful views!

Excellent moderate hike. a bit steep and rocky, runs along the river, several waterfalls and plenty of mist at the end to cool off with

Prism Duro Sport

Great hike! Beautiful trees and creek. A nice place to hang out by the water. Going over the bridge was a little scary at first but fun! I thought it would be a higher drop off but it wasnt. Nice scenery and easy trail to do. I enjoyed it! Great for kids and not too hard.

Great trail! Plenty of incline and declines! Beautiful view of the waterfall!

9 days ago

Was looking to hike Morain trail, but we ended up a much prettier hike. We took off from Visitor center, followed skyline and hooked up with Dead Horse Creek and straight up to Glacier Vista and return on Skyline down. We got as close as the Glacier meeting the tree line. The entire trip has great view of Mt Rainer. The first mile is rather steep, but ease up after that. We took lots of break. Could have done this in 1.5 hour or less.

We really loved this one.Just watch for rocks and roots at the beginning of the trail.the board walk is after the bridge.

Great hike for kids. Mine enjoyed playing in/on/by the very clear and cool river, the swinging bridge, and the impressive trees. Cooler shady hike to do on a hot day.

15 days ago

Most beautiful falls but it’s a little bit steep. You should come early so that you have to take pictures. Because everything is so majestic!

15 days ago

Easy little loop. Not that impressive. Best part was the swinging bridge.

Pretty easy hike, ended up running it. Stopped for lots of photos.

Hiked this trail about two weeks ago. Unfortunately the trail was covered in fog so I can’t comment on the view. The initial climb is in good condition but large patches of snow blocked decent parts of the trail after that. Climbing up through the snow can be tiring, though it’s not terribly hard.

22 days ago

Completed 7/14 Tough for footing and climb, but relatively short. Completely beautiful, one of the best short ones. Took us ~3hrs with stopping and taking pics

Not for kids younger than 5. Too many trip hazards, too steep, too many ledges for younger kids.

Beautiful hike somewhat strenuous but well worth it get under the water fall so u can get that chill breeze

great for whole family

25 days ago

So beautiful. I give it all the stars possible. Easy trail with big rewards in view. Got there about 7:30 had the trail mostly to ourself

beautiful hike! you get to a foot bridge with some impressive falls and think you're there, but just around the bend is comet falls. really impressive.

the sign says 3 hours round trip, but I got up to the falls in 50 minutes. if you're in good shape and hike pretty quick you can probably do it in closer to two.

Comet Falls was impressive and a great hike in the trees. saw a few marmots along the creek.

28 days ago

Easy hike in to this beautiful and powerful waterfall.

Was great! Paved trail. Worth the trip just for the pics!! Excellent photo and selfie ops for the whole family. A definite must if casually passing through the park. Hardly any wildflowers yet but there will be soon. Carry sticks and possibly spikes if coming from visitor center area. Still snow on the trail and it’s melting and slippery.

Hiked this on 11 Jul. Great trail, paved and easy. Great views. Snow still covering the trail bring poles if you're a beginner just in case.

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