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Big Four Ice Caves

Granite Falls, WA
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Easy Walk

The ice caves are so beautiful but please don't go into the caves. They are unstable and many... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Beverly P
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Granite Falls, Washington, United States
Day Trip

Day trip Vancouver, BC. Definitely worth the time. Road had a bit of snow on it and in the parking... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Matthew H
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Vancouver, Canada
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“easy hike” (13 reviews)
“great hike” (6 reviews)
“short hike” (6 reviews)
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Granite Falls, WA
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

The ice caves are so beautiful but please don't go into the caves. They are unstable and many people have been killed or injured because they don't read the posted signs or pay attention to them and decide to go in. I love the way...More

1  Thank Beverly P
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Day trip Vancouver, BC. Definitely worth the time. Road had a bit of snow on it and in the parking area. Come prepared with good tires. Walk to the caves is fairly easy.

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Great hike the view is excellent . Bring a lunch and enjoy the scenery . go in the morning or during the week parking can be a problem . .

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We planned for a 3 mile hike and ended up with about 8. We didn't realize the road up to the Big Four Ice Caves was closed a few miles before our final destination. But, I think it turned out for the better; it was...More

1  Thank PostcardPassenger
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Hubby heard about this hike while talking to friends about a trip we were planning for our anniversary. He had his heart set on checking it out and we were not disappointed. The mountains were beautiful with just a dusting of snow and the ice...More

Thank dizzylizm0m
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Arriving 1/2 hour before dawn, the parking lot is quiet and empty except for a family of deer grazing thru. Highly recommended for early risers with great views and plenty of photo ops (weather depending of course). Hike silently and use your ears to locate...More

Thank Nena N
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Love this short trail, as the scenery is extremely beautiful. But stay safe, stay on the trail, and do not go off it toward the ice. People have been killed by falling ice outside the caves, and collapse of ice inside the caves.

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Hiked out to the caves in late September. The trail is well marked and the caves were easy to find. I saw lots of pretty vegetation along the way and the trail crosses a stream. You can get close to the caves but I'd avoid...More

Thank PhotoTripper_10
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We set off on this short hike with our 8 year old son in tow. There are points of interest all along the hike. The lower forest contains many fallen trees and plenty of new growth. Then, you cross a couple of wooden foot bridges...More

Thank dmresource
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We went on weekday so was not packed. The trail is about 2.2 miles with bridges. The view is very nice. A lot of tall pine trees. Every angle you turned will give you a nice view. Since it is late summer, so we did...More

Thank tanje1
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