If you’re looking for the perfect rest stop on Steven’s Pass, look no further than Deception Falls. You will find rustic bathrooms and also a lovely covered picnic area that also has BBQs. This is a great place to stop, have a little picnic lunch, refresh, and explore Deception Falls. The trailhead to the falls can be found at the Eastern edge of the parking lot and the viewing area is only a few hundred feet down a well manicured path.
You will also find a half mile or more of nature trails. A quarter mile of these trails are ADA accessible. This pit stop also has a rich history. Not far from here the final spike uniting the transcontinental Great Northern Railway was driven. This occurred on January 6, 1893 at 11:30pm. This linked commerce and industry across the United States. It opened the doors for trade and transportation from sea to shining sea.
This spot is located at milepost 56 on the North side of Highway 2. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day. Visit our adventure map to find more adventures.