The best time to visit this wonderful waterfall is in May and June when the deep snowmelt turns a mild-mannered creek into a river torrent. As the summer goes on, the volume of water will lessen and Goat Creek and the falls will again become a mild-mannered stream in an enchanted forest. On the short walk to Goat Falls, notice the many mini-cascading falls before reaching your destination, each one unique and spectacular. Before you realize it you will arrive at gushing Goat Falls, tucked back into a lush grotto. Water drips over giant moss-covered rocks and in this shady environment, the temperature is 10 degrees cooler.
Height: 10 feet | Form: Plunge | Number of Drops: 1
Source Stream: Goat Creek | Access: Easy Hike
Location: 46.9984 N, -121.50404 W
Directions: From Enumclaw, travel 30 miles on Highway 410, turning left a mile past the entrance to Mount Rainier National Park onto FR 7174. Travel 0.6 miles and turn right onto Road FR 7176. Travel 1/5 mile and follow a sign to the Tyler-Cherbors cabin. Park at the marked trailhead at the road’s end and follow the trail 0.5 miles to the falls.
This trail is managed by the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest and requires a Northwest Forest Pass. For more information on the trail to Goat Falls call (360) 825-6585.