Located in the Pack Forest near Eatonville.
(Pictured above: Smaller falls upstream from Little Mashel Falls)
The largest of the THREE amazing waterfalls is 125 feet into a pile of large boulders in the gorge below. In the spring you'll encounter a spectacular wall of water and spray. These amazing falls provide an excellent opportunity to walk behind the falling water.
The weather is looking good for this hike. Please be aware this trail is un-maintained and in wet conditions can be very challenging. Significant rain cancels!
Hiking Time: 5 hours
Total Ascent: 1300ft
Highest Point: 1728ft
Total Distance: 7.5 miles
Location: N 46°[masked], W 122°[masked]
Required Permit: None
To get there, take I-5 South to Tacoma, taking Exit 127 for Highway 512. In about two miles, take the State Route 7 exit toward Spanaway. Continue on SR 7 for roughly 22 miles to the signed entrance to the University of Washington Pack Forest, on the left. Park near the restrooms.
Day-hike essentials, water, energy snacks/lunch, sturdy/comfortable footwear, 'warm wearables'-including a hat, gloves, scarf and other articles of clothing to keep the extremities warm & dry. Prepare for the forecast! Significant rain cancels!
(Pictured below: Little Mashel Falls)