Olallie State Park

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The Olallie State Park is a day-use park in Washington around part of the Snoqualmie River. The most prominent feature of the park is Twin Falls.

Snoqualmie River, in the Olallie Park.

Location

The park is located four miles east of North Bend, Washington, south of I-90 and along the Snoqualmie River.

Features

The park features old-growth forests and the 135-foot (41 m) high Twin Falls[1] and six miles of hiking trails. Other activities include fishing, hiking, mountain biking, bird watching, and rock climbing.[2] Completed in 2017, the new Ollalie Trail adds 9.2 miles of backcountry mountain biking. [3]

Weeks Falls on the Snoqualmie River, in Olallie Park.

Waterfalls

Olallie State park features five notable waterfalls: Twin Falls, Middle Twin Falls, Upper Twin Falls, Weeks Falls, and Upper Weeks Falls.

Local history

"Ollalie" is Chinook for "berry", which are common in the park.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Twin Falls (Waterfalls of the Pacific Northwest)". 
  2. ^ "Olallie State Park". 
  3. ^ "New Backcountry Trail Opens at Olallie - Mountains To Sound Greenway Trust". Mountains To Sound Greenway Trust. 2017-10-27. Retrieved 2017-11-25. 
  4. ^ "Olallie State Park". 

External links

  • Olallie State Park, Washington State Parks
  • Twin Falls, Waterfalls of the Pacific Northwest
  • Twin Falls, Seattle PI Take a Hike

Coordinates: 47°26′13.9″N 121°39′11.8″W / 47.437194°N 121.653278°W / 47.437194; -121.653278


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