Near Greenwater in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Why is the River White?
Scenic Skookum Falls
óMather Memorial Parkway ó
Scenic Skookum Falls. The breathtaking view of Skookum Falls (to the upper right of this panel) has enthralled visitors for many hundreds of years. The word Skookum means “strong” in the Chinook jargon of the early European traders.
Erected by Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
Location. 47° 3.166′ N, 121° 34.325′ W. Marker is near Greenwater, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker is on Chinook Pass Highway (State Highway 410) 7.5 miles south of Greenwater, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. It is at the pulloff. Marker is in this post office area: Enumclaw WA 98022, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance Mud on the Move (here, next to this marker).
Categories. • Natural Features •
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