Coulee City, Washington: Earth's Largest Waterfall, No Water

Scientists say that the Dry Falls were the largest waterfalls ever, 400 feet high and 3.5 miles across. They're still an impressive sight, even though water hasn't cascaded from this precipice for eons.

Dry Falls Interpretive Center

Hwy 17, Coulee City, WA
Dry Falls Interpretive Center. On the west side of Hwy 17, two miles south of where it splits from US Hwy 2. Pull into the parking lot for a good panorama of the former falls.
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Dry Falls.

Earth's Largest Waterfall, No Water

This is an amazing canyon that pics don't do justice. Shaped the state of Washington during the ice age. Visitor center was fantastic and showed a great historical video with great priced souvenirs!

[Captainkuzey, 09/12/2015]

Dry waterfalls.

Earth's Largest Waterfall, No Water

I was driving down Hwy 2 so it wasn't really a detour. But I would say it is worth one. There is a small visitors center with some historical info and video and a small food stand outside. A few picnic tables under trees. It is free. There is informational signage showing what it most likely looked like [before the falls dried up].

[Esther, 07/02/2015]

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