|DIRECTIONS - Head west on SR 706 from the Stevens Canyon entrance to Mt. Rainier N.P. When the road goes over Nickel Creek, pull over and park on the west side of the bridge and follow the bootpaths downstream. You'll end up on the rocks in the upper section of the falls. To see the plunge you'll have to head up into the woods more and continue downstream. Eventually you'll get a view through the trees. To see the plunge clearly, I had to climb down a very steep hillside with a straight drop near the bottom. Be careful.|
|LOCATION - Mt. Rainier National Park
TYPE - Tiered
HEIGHT - 170'
WIDTH - 5'
TYPE OF APPROACH - Bushwhack
DIFFICULTY - Fairly Easy
|NEARBY WATERFALLS - Falls Creek Falls, Silver Falls||Nickel Creek travels under the highway and begins to drop over bedrock. The creek runs along over a long series of small drops before finally plunging 100' in a tight canyon. It's fairly easy to reach the upper sections of the falls, but viewing the plunge portion requires a little more work.|
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