Kennedy Creek Falls from Old Olympic Highway

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Kennedy Creek Falls from Old Olympic Highway is a 7.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Shelton, Washington that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options. Horses are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 7.3 miles Elevation Gain: 846 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

horseback riding

nature trips

trail running

walking

bird watching

forest

river

waterfall

wildlife

no dogs

A little muddy by the falls but overall easy, exposed hike! lots of flowers this time of year! falls were incredible despite their size.

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muddy
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over grown
private property
5 days ago

Great hike! The main path to the trailhead is service roads. Once you get to the trail head it can be a little hard to find (use this app). It is marked with a red sign saying “Falls ➡️”. The short trail is very muddy (boots or waterproof shoes)... but well worth the trek. The Falls has a upper and lower area with a small pool between the two. You can cross over to the other side by traversing across rocks on the upper falls area, but mind your step near the missy lower falls area as it is a bit of a drop down.

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8 days ago

This place is gorgeous. On a sunny day u get the best of both worlds Walking in the sun and then forest to the falls. Muddy walk to falls so wear appropriate shoes. The falls and water are amazing. So worth the walk.

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rocky
9 days ago

This is a good hike if you go without dogs. The trail mostly had large sharp rocks that were really hard on their paws. If you go with dogs I recommend some kind of paw protection. We couldn’t finish the hike for this reason. Also, watch out for ticks; I was picking a bunch of them off our dogs on our way back to the car.

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muddy
22 days ago

me and my boyfriend went on this hike it was amazing! yes the off trail to the falls is muddy because water is running threw it in places. once you get there though it is beautiful! I suggest bringing water shoes if you want to get in the water. we went for a dip it was cold at first but it was very nice. definitely going to go down this trail more

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29 days ago

Trail was mostly a road but the last quarter mile , it was muddy but able to get around most of it it was a nice waterfall worth the hike

The trail was nice, plenty of shade, nice breeze, but would recommend waterproof shoes for getting to the falls.

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2 months ago

Nice walk, but muddy 1/3 of the trail at the end.

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2 months ago

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4 months ago

Easy hike up the road. You may miss the trail to the falls if you’re not paying attention. The trail was a bit muddy, but manageable. We collected sand dollars at the bottom in the field when we were done. Another beautiful day on the trail. (We hiked this on 1/12/2019)

It mostly seems like all logging road. I did take a side trail that was a bit more of a work out. But the way down was basically all mud down a hill. It was definitely slip and slide. Probably much better in the middle of summer.

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