Field Trip - Geology in your own backyard

Field trip: Geology In Your Own Backyard

Field Trip - Geology in your own backyard - Tumwater Falls Park

During this walk you will learn about the rock outcroppings that make up the falls and what geologic processes were at work in the past to bring these oceanic rocks to the surface.

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 0.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft

Meet time 9am in main parking lot


Tumwater Falls Park

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Rain gear encouraged for close views of the falls, as they will probably be running very full.

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