Otter Falls, Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington State

Just a few hundred yards off the Snoqualmie Lake Trail on the way to Big Creek Falls is a side trail that leads north through the woods to Lipsy Lake, a wide but shallow pool of water at the base of a large granite slide. In the spring the falls are more robust, but at the end of August when this photo was taken the falls are but a trickle, a whisper of what the once were. A solitary trout was rising in the center as water striders skated near the shore. Note the fire pit in the bushes near the treeline.

Copyright: Bill Edwards
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11748x5874
Taken: 23/08/2012
Uploaded: 25/08/2012
Updated: 05/07/2014


Tags: hike; hiking; lipsy lake; national forest; otter falls; washington; waterfall; wilderness
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