We left the main trail that faced the falls to walk closer to the edges of the cliffs and see Palouse Falls from above. Some of the vantage points were fairly precarious, and Mike was more eager to test his luck than I was, but I captured some amazing shots of the falls and surrounding cliffs.
What's amazing about the location is that the surrounding landscape looks like fairly common prairie, so the reveal is fairly dramatic when drive down to enter the canyon along the river. You then walk up to the edge of the cliff to see this 198 foot waterfall spilling into this picturesque basin with people swimming below. It was an awesome surprise, and completely surpassed my expectations.
This post was featured on Washington State Park's official blog, Adventure Awaits! You can see that post here.
|Me taking Mike's picture from the far side closest the falls.
|Mike taking my picture from the other side.
|My view looking down from where I snapped Mike's picture.
|This is the view right above Palouse Falls.