Palouse Falls State Park

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Palouse Falls State Park
Washington State Park
Palouse Falls in Eastern Washington.jpg
Country United States
State Washington
Counties Franklin, Whitman
Elevation 784 ft (239 m) [1]
Coordinates 46°40′01″N 118°13′26″W / 46.66694°N 118.22389°W / 46.66694; -118.22389Coordinates: 46°40′01″N 118°13′26″W / 46.66694°N 118.22389°W / 46.66694; -118.22389 [1]
Area 105 acres (42 ha)
Established 1951
Management Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Location in the state of Washington
Website: Palouse Falls State Park

Palouse Falls State Park is a 105-acre (42 ha) Washington state park in the Palouse region of Eastern Washington, USA. It is named for the 200-foot (61 m) Palouse Falls on the Palouse River, which are part of the park. The park contains displays explaining the region's unique geology as well as its historical ties: the Palouse Indians and the Mullan Road both took advantage of the easy access to the plateau in the vicinity of the falls. The park has a short, ADA-accessible trail with falls overlook and facilities for camping.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Palouse Falls State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Palouse Falls State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 25, 2016. 

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