Marymere Falls in Olympic National Park: Photos & Travel Guide

Located near Lake Crescent in Olympic National Park is Marymere Falls. This unique trail in Olympic has become quite popular with its proximity to the lake and location in the park. The trail to Marymere Falls takes your through an old-growth forest full of stunning moss covered trees.

The hike from the parking lot to Marymere Falls is about 1.8 miles total on an out-and-back trail. Marymere Falls trail will also take you up a 300 foot elevation gain once you get closer to the falls.

Ascent to the Marymere Falls overlook

The best views of the falls is from the elevated view at the end of the trail. The hike is fairly easy and should take about an hour to complete.


Tips for Hiking to Marymere Falls

Here are some good things to know when hiking to Marymere falls in Olympic National Park.

  • While not the longest hike at 1.8 miles it’s always good to bring water with you.
  • The parking lot if quite large and has a restroom if needed.
  • On popular days it can be hard to find a parking spot since the parking lot if also used for people visiting Lake Crescent.
  • Dogs are not allowed on the trail.

Marymere Falls Pictures

Here are more photos of my trip to Marymere Falls in Olympic National Park.

If you’re a photographer planning on what to bring with you I’d recommend a zoom lens (24-70mm). While I used my Canon RF 15-35mm for most shots I think having the ability to zoom in the area will help capture details.

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