This is a really cool viewpoint that overlooks the SR 520 floating bridges, Lake Washington, and Bellevue beyond. The UW stadium is also visible from here, and with its easy-to-access parking lot, makes for the perfect spot to spend your lunch hour.
Snowmelt from the Cascade Mountains feeds the Snoqualmie River as it cuts through the valley to plunge over 270-foot Snoqualmie Falls, creating a spectacular natural attraction that draws 1.5 million visitors a year. A trail leads to viewing platforms and down switchbacks to the foot of the falls. From time immemorial, the Snoqualmie Tribe has
The campground was temporarily closed in 2015 but the day use area and boat launch are open once snow melt permits. The paved boat launch is typically out of the water by mid-July as water levels drop to meet irrigation demands.