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CLAYTON BEACH FALLS

RATING - 15.6

VR - 1.8 (Small)               HR - 2                  SR - 12/20

TYPE OF APPROACH - Trail

DIFFICULTY - Fairly Easy

LOCATION - Chuckanut Mountain

TYPE - Tiered

HEIGHT - 30'

WIDTH - 15'

 

This probably wouldn't be worth the trouble normally.  However, since it is located along one of the most beautiful drives in the country, you might as well check it out.  The falls are along the trail to Clayton Beach.  To see them just head into the woods after crossing the bridge over the creek.  The falls are about 150' downstream from the bridge.   In low water these falls are not at all impressive.  I recently made a trip to the falls with the creek running high and as you can see from the pictures below it is much more beautiful in this type of water level.  I think the main portion of the falls look like a chair for Bigfoot or some other large creature.  A short distance downstream is another tier of the falls and a huge rope swing going over a shallow pool in the creek.

DIRECTIONS - Take I-5 to exit 231 and follow HWY 11 out to the Clayton Beach Trailhead.  Cross the road and start on the trail to Clayton Beach.  In a few feet it will cross over a steel bridge over the creek.  After crossing, head right into the woods on any of the several boot paths and follow it downstream to the falls.

NEARBY WATERFALLS - Chuckanut Mountain Falls, Lost Lake Falls, Oyster Creek Falls

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