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Covel Creek Falls and Angel Falls Trail is a 3.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Randle, Washington that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 3.6 mi Elevation gain 964 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Forest

River

Views

Waterfall

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Bridge out

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Getting There

A federal Northwest Forest Pass is required to park here

Washington State Tourism, P.O. Box 42500 , Olympia, WA, 98504-2500, Phone: 360-586-2088, tobyg@tourism.wa.gov

Directions from Primary Forest Route 23: Travel south to Cispus Learning Center.

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Recordings (110)
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Randi Neff
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HikingBridge outMuddy

Completed 6/27 Trails are not very well marked except for the trailhead at Cispus Learning Center. Didn’t make it all the way to angel falls as some of our party was ready to go back after going under Covel Creek Falls. Dog friendly. Completed with 5, 8, 8, 10 and 12 year old. (5 year old did the best lol). Pretty hike. Will come back without kids to go to angel falls and onward to the lookout.

Mollie Lutz
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HikingBlowdownBridge outMuddyOver grown

Great trail with beautiful scenery all the way! There were 8-10 trees that were blown down and near the end of our hike there was a short section that was overgrown...nothing that was a deal breaker...

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matthew scrivens
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HikingBlowdownBridge outRockyScramble

Good trail over all. Not safe for kids or dogs on upper portion. Easy to cross streams where bridges are out in two places. Red huckleberry’s are ripe along the trail. Some parts of the trail are narrow. Definitely a hidden gem of a trail however extremely dangerous times with 50 to 300 ft sheer drop offs. Several sections of loose rock on very narrow ledge switch backs.

Tawny Thompson
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Hiking

Beautiful hike! We got to the trailhead around 1030 and there were only two other cars. By the time we finished there were almost too many people on the trail. Beautiful hike to Angel Falls! Highly suggest this trail, recommend going earlier in the morning.

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Rachelle Phipps
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HikingBridge out

Great trail. Wish they’d put the bridges back up but crossing on the logs is easy enough. The falls are gorgeous and going behind the one is a great experience. Loved this trail. It’s not well marked so make sure you have your map downloaded and loaded into your recorder prior to arrival as there is no cell service.

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David Sanchez
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HikingBridge outMuddy

There's a sign that says the bridges are out. You can still cross. Mud here and there. Buuut! Easy hike, lots of shade and the water falls are epic.

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Chris Ross
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HikingBridge out

Beautiful trail. Easy hike but a little more difficult around the loop. Definitely do-able and worth the trip!

Victoria Trac
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HikingBridge out

Bridge was removed

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Brandee Rae
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HikingBridge out

This trail is a less known gem! I had the falls to myself for 30 minutes before returning back to the trailhead. The trail is well maintained for the most part except for the bridges being out. I would like to note there are several spit off trails so pay attention!

Amanda Lamb
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Hiking

Such a beautiful hike! The waterfalls are amazing and breath taking!

Michael Buchanan
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HikingBridge out

At the trailhead we read a sign that the bridges were out and to approach from the Burley MT Trail off FSRD 28. This turned out to be a great little hike, seeing both Angel and Covel Falls.

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Jeff McDearmon
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Fun hike for a Tuesday. We saw exactly zero people on the trail today. I thoroughly enjoyed this trail for good variety and, of course, the waterfalls.

Brianna Boyer
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HikingBlowdownBridge outMuddyOff trailScramble

Very confusing trail to follow but was still an adventure and lots of fun. Around 4.5 miles of you do angel Falls loop FYI, which is what is tracked on this trail.

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Pablo Chavez
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Hiking

I would definitely recommend this trail! Best trail ever. Lots of shade, water features, some areas with sun not bad, rock features with caves (bring a knife) and beautiful waterfalls. Dog friendly and family friendly up to the main waterfall. The main waterfall bridges out but accessible through log bridges.

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Ozlem Rubin
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Hiking

Absolutely beautiful hike. I did it with my 12 year old and we both enjoyed it very much.

Amanda Bennett
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HikingBridge outMuddy
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Ashlee Lindstrom
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HikingBridge out

Beautiful hike, it was better than I expected. Bridge is out, had to cross the river in a few spots but it was fairly easy. Wore my waterproof hiking boots and didn’t even get wet. Highly recommend this hike.

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