Narada Falls, nestled in Mount Rainier National Park, cascades gracefully from a height of 188 feet, offering a breathtaking spectacle of nature’s beauty. The falls, fed by the Paradise River, present a stunning combination of misty spray, lush greenery, and rugged volcanic rocks, creating a serene and picturesque atmosphere for visitors. Its accessibility via a short trail makes Narada Falls a popular stop for hikers and sightseers alike, providing an awe-inspiring experience in the heart of Washington State. It is located about 17 miles east of the Nisqually Entrance to Mount Rainier National Park, with Paradise one mile to the northeast.
Waterfall Description: The Paradise River plunges 168 feet over an andesite lava flow to the valley floor. On a sunny day, a colorful rainbow may add a bit of magic to the falls.
Viewing Location: Located along the road 3 miles below Paradise and 9 miles up from Longmire. The short, steep walk to the base gives the best view, and the spray and mist is refreshing. The trail can be very icy during the winter.