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Rainbow Falls State Park

Campground Description:  Rainbow Falls State Park is owned and operated by the State of Washington.  Rainbow Falls State Park is situated on a 3,400 foot stretch of the Chehalis River.  The RV camping and tent camping sites are all located in an area of old growth forest.  The park also features a small fuchsia garden and a waterfall.  Rainbow Falls State Park also offers a huge day use area with BBQs and shelters.  Several hiking trails are located across Highway 6 from the park.  Full services and shopping is available in Chehalis, 18.1 miles east.  Reservations are not possible at Rainbow Falls State Park.  Open year round.

Number of Sites:  45 tent spaces, 8 hook-up sites, 3 hiker/biker camping sites and 3 horse camping sites

Electricity:  Yes at 8 RV camping sites

Water:  Yes at 8 RV camping sites and throughout the tent camping areas

Sewer:  Yes at 8 RV camping sites

Waste Water Dump Station:  Yes

Directions:  From Interstate 5 (I-5) Northbound or Southbound - Follow I-5 to Chehalis.  Take exit 77/Main Street and turn west onto Highway 6.  Follow Highway 6 west for 17.1 miles to Chandler Road.  Turn right (North) onto Chandler Road and follow for 0.3 miles to Leudinghaus Road.  Turn right (east) onto Leudinghaus Road and follow for approximately 0.7 miles to the entrance to Rainbow Falls State Park.

Fishing:  The Chehalis River runs through the park and is accessible both east and west of the park.  Fish for Rainbow Trout and Salmon and Steelhead, in season

Astronomy Opportunities:  Very good in the open field at the day use area.  The exact location for computerized telescopes is 46.63136 N, 123.23556 W

Nearby Golfing: 

Newaukum Valley Golf Course
153 Newaukum Golf Drive
Chehalis, WA 98532
Telephone: 360-748-0461
Newaukum Valley Golf Course
Riverside Golf Club
1451 Airport Way
Chehalis, WA 98532
Telephone: 360-748-8182
Riverside Golf Club

Contact Information: 

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A street sign indicating the entrance to Rainbow Falls State Park

A map of the campground and recreation facilities at Rainbow Falls State Park

The restrooms at Rainbow Falls State Park offer flush toilets and hot showers

One of the back-in RV camping sites at Rainbow Falls State Park

A very private tent camping site at Rainbow Falls State Park

The day use area at Rainbow Falls State Park offers BBQs, picnic tables and a shelter

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