LOST LAKE FALLS
RATING - 24.0
VR - 2 (Small) HR - 5.0 SR - 14/20
TYPE OF APPROACH - Trail
DIFFICULTY - Difficult
LOCATION - Chuckanut Mountain
TYPE - Tiered
HEIGHT - 90'
WIDTH - 15'
GPS - N48 39.430 W122 27.424
ELEVATION - 1150'
Lost Lake is located on Chuckanut Mountain in Larabee State Park. On the eastern shore of the lake, the small outlet stream runs out and almost immediately goes down Lost Lake Falls. The falls start with a slide of around 20 vertical feet before plunging over a sandstone ledge in two separate 20' plunges. Below the main drop, the creek continues to run along the sandstone bedrock for another 80 or so vertical feet. You can't see any of this because the entire creek is covered with logs. The best views are from the side because it showcases the cool ledge that the falls bounce off halfway down.
|DIRECTIONS - Follow
the directions to Chuckanut Mountain Falls and
continue past it. Turn right onto the Lost Lake Trail. Follow this for a
couple miles (staying left at the fork). Eventually, you will see Lost Lake through
the trees to your right. At the next fork, turn right and follow the trail along the
eastern side of Lost Lake. At the lake's outlet stream, leave the trail and scramble
down the hillside to the falls.
NEARBY WATERFALLS - Chuckanut Mountain Falls, Clayton Beach Falls, Oyster Creek Falls, Upper Oyster Creek Falls
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