Go Hiking Trip Reports Twin Falls. Contact. Contributions to WTA are tax deductible, and we are committed to making the best use of every donation to our mission. Look for walls of maidenhair ferns, flowers blooming throughout the spring and early summer, and evidence of the herd of elk that lives in the area.If you're beginning your hike from the Homestead Valley trailhead, hike along the Iron Horse Trail for about a third of a mile before coming to a junction with the Twin Falls Trail. It also has one of the better snack stands on the journey. The left and larger of the falls pitches from a height of 75-feet over a massive slab of granite, while the right side manages a short drop onto another chunk of stone and then slides down a 45-degree slope before rejoining its brother. Cross a short bridge and stay on the main trail, you'll arrive at your first river access just off the trail. The fence has collapsed, but stay back from the base. Road Road suitable for all vehicles. Bottom line: this was a gem of a trail, but start early, bring poles, wear a neck gaiter, and -- if on a weekend -- be prepared to see A LOT of people, most of whom aren't trying to be "socially distant" or wearing a neck gaiter. This trail is especially beautiful in the spring, due to the abundant wildflower. At 8 km, you'll come to Twin Falls, an 180 m leap off a massive cliff of Cathedral limestone. Our tax identification number is EIN 91-0900134. Today, you can see the undercut bank and imagine how high the river was. Water was so cool and refreshing!!! In spring it's full of skunk cabbage and in summer, salmonberries. Contact Us. Beautiful and fun hike to the Twin Falls on the Road to Hana! 2.6mi May 15, 2018 Cody Scoggins. Twin Falls. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto 468th Avenue SE, and proceed a little more than half a mile to SE 159th Street. Our advice: get up early and beat the crowds. Get Trail News Subscribe to our free email newsletter for hiking events, news, gear reviews and more. You can go past the second overlook turnoff and experience a bridge over the top of the falls along with some "hidden" falls from the first two views. Olallie State Park is known for the scenic beauty of its two waterfalls. We regularly juice to order 300-500 pounds of sugarcane each week. There are two main "ups" and "downs" on the hike, and you'll appreciate bringing your poles. Print. Switchback down hillsides and through lush green forest, until you arrive at the beautiful falls and the Big Bridge. Turn left and continue another half mile where the road dead ends in the Twin Falls parking lot. The water was high and there was intermittent rain, which made the falls even more beautiful. Washington Trails Association is 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The trail never returns to the river beyond the bridge and traffic can be loud.Since the trail is at the bottom of the valley for most of its route and the trees limit long views, hikers get to focus on the nature nearby. Because of the slip and ankle sprain, we were slow coming out, and there were a lot of folks arriving at about 10:30am. There were a lot of good big climbing rocks for us kids.The lower look out is my favorite look out.All of us agreed that the waterfall was beautiful. That seems to be the measured distance listed in WTA for this trail, though the trail does go on for another 1.5 miles or so past the Upper Falls viewing area to an overlook and a scenic vista, according to one hiker we saw coming down trail. Craigslist has listings for auto wheels & tires in the Twin Falls, ID area. 6300 Hana Hwy, Maui, HI 96708-5773. When you come to The Benches you've completed the first hill and are rewarded with a partial view of the Lower Falls. 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