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Rainbow Falls State Park
Rainbow Falls State Park
4008 State Highway 6
Chehalis, Washington   98532
Rainbow Falls State Park is a 139-acre camping park with 3,400 feet of freshwater shoreline on the Chehalis River. Situated in stands of old-growth forest, the park features a waterfall and a small fuchsia garden.
Camping Fees : Please note that the following general fee information is not customized for each individual park, so not all fees will apply to all parks (for example, primitive campsite and dump station fees listed apply only to parks that have primitive campsites and dump stations). An additional $1 per night is added to the basic camping fees listed below at this high-use park. Basic camping fees are:

Standard campsite, $15.

Utility campsite, $21.

Primitive campsite (accessible by motorized/non-motorized vehicles) and for water trail camping, $10

An additional $3 fee (standard) or $5 fee (utility) may be charged for select premium campsites at some parks.

Maximum eight people per campsite.

Second vehicle: $10 per night is charged for a second vehicle unless it is towed by a recreational vehicle. Extra vehicles must be parked in designated campsite or extra vehicle parking spaces.

Dump stations (if available): Year-round dump station fees are $5 per use. If you are camping, this fee is included in your campsite fee.

More about park hours : Check-in time is 2:30 p.m., and check-out time is 1 p.m.Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Length of stay: you may stay up to ten consecutive days in any one park during the summer; the stay limit is extended to 20 days between Oct. 1 and March 31. Campsite Information : The park has 45 tent spaces, one dump station, one restroom, two showers and eight hook-up sites. Maximum site length is 60 feet (may have limited availability). Three of the sites are for hikers and cyclists (no vehicles) , and three are for horse campers. All campsites are first-come, first-served.

Group Accommodations : The park has one group camp that accommodates 14 camping units and up to 60 people. Fees vary with size of the group. To reserve, call the park office at (360) 291-3767.

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The park provides one reservable kitchen shelter with water, electricity and 15 picnic tables, and another (first-come, first-served) without water and electricty. There are 21 additional day-use picnic tables, first-come, first-served. For reservations, call the park office at (360) 291-3767.
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
August 25
We liked it. The Flood of 2007 has changed things, I had a great time just floating down the river near the gentle rapids. The Rangers are great about bringing the firewood around. If you accidentally speak to one of the Rangers Before arrival you will find out there actually are not reservations at this Particular Park and this appeals to myself.
February 13 AMAZING! by positivepolly
I absoutly loved the park. With the natural wildlife and amazingness of the surroundings. I went earlier in the year and just found this site. I see the post titled sad and it is not at all what my experience was. I will be going the every summer from now on!
May 30 VERY BEAUTIFUL by still camping
When you see the old growth trees surrounded by fresh cut grass and native plants, picnic tables and rail fence, you will want to camp there. Built in 1935 with 139 acres, campsites hidden in the trees and a large grass area with a log kitchen, play equipment and new restrooms. The park is very clean and the park crew and Ranger Phil are very friendly with all the dry firewood ready for you to roast some hotdogs. We loved our visit and it was well worth the drive. Check it out soon, summer is coming.
August 15 Sad .. by dalowrider
Overpriced, the falls were washed away in a flood, detour to get there, cigarette butts, paper and cans in the site, 27 bucks a night and NO sewer hook up, the camp host or some park representative came to my site just before ten pm blinding me with a light on his cap did not indentify himself and demanded to know if the extra car was going to stay cause he wanted more money. I had just paid about a hundred bucks for three nights and a stick of wood. I had my brother leave, not just move his car outside the park. He is the only reason I was in the park in the first place. Lots of traffic on the road adjacent to the park. Noisy campers that no one quieted after ten, probably too busy worrying about extra cars.
July 16 Our Favorite WA State Park
We love it for single family camping and the Group Site. It is very peaceful. We also enjoy visiting with Ranger Dave!
May 24 family fun by me
we go here on memorial weekend and it is great. a safe environment for the children a great grassy area for playing and a park with toys for the kids.
July 27 best camping experience
My friend and I came here and had the time of our lives! We wanted to find a campsite where we could camp without being bothered and enjoy the river in peace. The park ranger was extremely friendly and helpful. After this awesome experience we wont go camping anywhere else :)
May 2 A Group Gathering Dream!
Our car club has used the group area at Rainbow Falls for an annual picnic and gathering. The staff was super helpful in putting our reservation together, making sure the group area was ready for our use and made our stay a memorable one. We WILL be coming back!

Weather Forecast, (98539)

Located 17 miles west of Chehalis, Wash., on the state's western side.

From I-5 : Take exit 77 onto Hwy. 6. Head west in the direction of Raymond for 16 miles.

From Hwy. 101 : Turn east at Raymond onto Hwy. 6 heading toward Pe Ell. It is 35 miles from Raymond to the park.

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Rainbow Falls State Park
Rainbow Falls State Park