Luring Tourist Dollars to Valley

Oct 28, 2009

After two weeks in Seattle, Phra Charoen and Phiriya Phahondon spent the last few days of their vacation exploring the Snoqualmie Valley before returning home to Thailand. The two international visitors are exactly the type of consumers that many Snoqualmie Valley cities and businesses want to target—travelers with disposable income who come for the twinkling […]

Snoqualmie Falls Park gets face-lift

Sep 3, 2009

Tuesday will mark the beginning of an eight-week closure of Snoqualmie Falls Park. During the closure, Puget Sound Energy will undertake major landscaping projects including installing new walkways, lighting and common areas.

A “must” hike: Mist, mud, waterfall and waffles (Part 2)

Mar 1, 2007

Q: Speaking of pancakes: Is that Snoqualmie Falls Lodge mix really made or served at Salish Lodge & Spa? A: Uh, no. The pancake/waffle mix with the falls pouring down the front is a product of Continental Mills, of Seattle. For many years, the stuff was ground in St. Louis by Bunge Foods. But Continental […]

A “must” hike: Mist, mud, waterfall and waffles (Part 1)

Mar 1, 2007

Q. We just recently moved here and somebody said we MUST go see Snoqualmie Falls. Is this true? And what happens if we don’t? We’re only half-kidding here: We want to go, and are curious about what kind of shape the trail to the falls is in this time of the year. And is the […]

A brief history of Snoqualmie Falls

Feb 6, 2003

Several thousand years ago, when the glaciers receded, they left a fertile plain near Snoqualmie Falls. When Native Americans arrived, they found a bounty of edible bulbs, roots and berries on the prairie. Deer and mountain goats were plentiful.

Snoqualmie Falls… What You Need to Know

Nov 30, -0001

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions: 1. The park is free 2. Parking is free 3. The park is open from dawn until dusk 4. The hiking trail down to the falls is closed until 2013 5. Leashed pets are allowed in the park 6. The park is wheelchair accessible 7. The oatmeal […]