Seattle: Bridal Veil Fall

Switchback 1,800 vertical feet to a sapphire-blue glacial lake in the shadow of Mt. Index on this moderate 6.4-mile round trip- with a killer picnic at Bridal Veil Falls.
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Switchback 1,800 vertical feet to a sapphire-blue glacial lake in the shadow of Mt. Index on this moderate 6.4-mile round trip- with a killer picnic at Bridal Veil Falls.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 4.9

Waypoints

BVT001

Location: 47.809986114502, -121.573799133301

Head E, trail starts as old logging road

BVT002

Location: 47.8070640563965, -121.573318481445

Spur trail R to Bridal Veil Falls

BVT003

Location: 47.7912445068359, -121.571060180664

Grove of old hardwoods in otherwise coniferous forest

BVT004

Location: 47.7901840209961, -121.569618225098

Bridal Veil Falls. Stunning flow over ledges, views N to snow-capped Cascades. Return to main trail

BVT005

Location: 47.791259765625, -121.568481445312

Cross wooden bridge, great view of lower falls

BVT006

Location: 47.7913131713867, -121.564994812012

View of Skykomish River Valley and Cascade Range

BVT008

Location: 47.7852363586426, -121.570472717285

Cascade Range vista

BVT009

Location: 47.7842597961426, -121.572128295898

Serene Lake (2,534 ft.) sits in saddle below Mt. Index. Rest @ large lunch rock and look for rock climbers on spires of Mt. Index. Retrace steps to trailhead

BVT007

Location: 47.7857208251953, -121.571044921875

View of Cascades, Town Wall in Index, and flume on Skykomish River