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Murhut Falls

Intermediate
 4.5 (11) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

This is an easy hike to a 130 foot waterfall in a beautiful setting.


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1.5

Miles

2.5

KM

Out and Back

1,060' 323 m

High

872' 266 m

Low

236' 72 m

Up

241' 74 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Waterfall · Wildflowers

Family Friendly Children will love the spectacular 130-foot waterfall at the hike's end.

Overview

This short out and back requires only a small amount of work for its reward. It can feel very isolated and peaceful mid-week, but more crowded on weekends.

Description

This family friendly trail begins gradually on a wide, former logging road. The uphill is non-taxing over a smooth surface. You'll hear the rush of the falls on a slight descent before you arrive at the falls themselves. The tiered waterfall, mossy rocks and pools are especially impressive after a rain. The last 100 yards of the trail is a bit more narrow with a drop-off to one side, so keep an eye on kids here.

Flora & Fauna

Rhododendron, mushrooms.

Contacts

Shared By:

Megan W with improvements by John Arnold

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  4.5 from 11 votes

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Photos

Murhut Falls cascades in all its glory.
Mar 22, 2017 near Seabeck, WA
It's so close you can almost reach it. Head just around the corner to see Murhut Falls.
Mar 22, 2017 near Seabeck, WA
Our group gets soaked as they sit on the infamous fallen tree.
Mar 22, 2017 near Seabeck, WA
A wonderful photo as the creak flows over my camera lens.
Sep 4, 2018 near Brinnon, WA
Looking up in the waterfall.
Sep 4, 2018 near Brinnon, WA
Excitement is high as we near the viewpoint.
Mar 22, 2017 near Seabeck, WA

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May 15, 2019
Greg Steinmetz
Fairly secluded trail. Pretty easy hike about 2 miles round trip. The waterfall is spectacular. Take heed, the road to get there is extremely potholed 2mi — 11h 00m
Sep 1, 2018
Isaac Bozeman
Jul 24, 2018
John Barsanti
1.5mi
Apr 24, 2018
Britni Rae
Mar 17, 2018
Sergio Martinez
Apr 2, 2017
Tricia Penner
Beautiful falls
Apr 1, 2017
Josh Florez
Mar 18, 2017
J Gerardo
I could hear the waterfall from the very beginning of the trail. Finally came upon it and was blown away with how forceful and strong she was. 1.5mi — 0h 30m