Franklin Falls and Old Snoqualmie Pass Wagon Road

North Bend, Washington 98045

Franklin Falls and Old Snoqualmie Pass Wagon Road

Franklin Falls and Old Snoqualmie Pass Wagon Road Professional Review and Guide

"The trail to Franklin Falls combines history and natural beauty along a compact and easily accessible loop. A visit to the falls makes for a particularly enjoyable half-day’s outing
for anyone who wants to explore the Snoqualmie Pass region but isn’t looking for a demanding mountain hike."

Franklin Falls and Old Snoqualmie Pass Wagon Road Reviews

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Nice Trail. Nice views at top. Moderate amount of people. There were some bikes and horses on the trail too. There are benches and picnic tables at the summit which made for a nice mid-hike break.
Really easy hike to the summit, didnt do the loop. Good veiw of the Olympics and the Cascades, you can also see Seattle. Over all its a good veiw and worth the climb. 3hrs round trip, 50 min drive from Gig Harbor. I'll do it again.
A great hike no matter which trail head you start at. Try and go on a clear, sunny day. If the visibility is good the view of either Seattle or the Olympics is worth the steep climb.
The beautiful views of Seattle & surrounding area are well-worth getting to the top of the summit. We just did the 4 mile out & back trail (not the entire loop). Once you get past the first 1/2 mile, you are in a deeply forested trail that is dirt with some loose rock footing. It's a nice forest. You do feel like you're in the middle of nowhere and we didn't see that many people. We only saw one horse (and alot of horse-poop the first 1/2 mile or so) and then no more horse-related stuff. The walking trails are marked for no motorcycles, but three times bikers must have gotten lost, because we encountered a group of ATV'ers and two pair of motorcyclers. It is so quiet out on the trail you can hear them coming for quite some time. But be ready to step off the narrow trail! It's a gradual elevation up to the summit (good workout) but coming down takes about half the time as going up so I wish we'd done the entire loop because it ended up being shorter than I thought. It was a nice place. We'll go back.
My daughter and I took the trail from Gold Creek to the top of Green Mountain with my labrador. The trail is in good condition and well marked. Some mud and thin snow from half way up to the summit, but no ice. The view is great at the top. A nice hike for the early spring when many other sites are snowed in.
My wife and I hike this trail frequently for conditioning and the rewarding view at the top of the mountain of the Kitsap region, Seattle Skyline and the Cascades. There are numerous scenic views of the Olympics and Hood Canal on the way down if you use the Plummer trail. This well established trail is frequently shared by horseback riders.
A pretty good trail. Both trailheads take you to the top of Green Mountain, which gives very good views of Seattle (in the distance) and the Brothers on a clear day. Watch out for dirt-bikers!

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Trail Information

North Bend
Nearby City
350 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
1 to 2 hours
Hikable late spring–fall
2,250 feet
Trailhead Elevation
2,600 feet
Top Elevation
Green Trails: Snoqualmie Pass 207; USGS Snoqualmie Pass
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Jul 2018