Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing

Title Difficulty Distance Duration Elevation Gain Pass Required
Title Difficulty Distance Duration Elevation Gain Pass Required
Alta Vista easy 01 mi 1.5 hrs 550 ft Natl. Park Pass
Anderson Lake Snowshoe moderate 06.8 mi 5-6 hrs 2000 ft Sno-Park Permit
Corral Pass moderate 11.5 mi 8 hrs 2800 ft NW Forest Pass
Dalles Ridge moderate 08.2 mi 6 hrs 1900 ft none
Deer Lake moderate 06 mi 4 hrs 780 ft White Pass Nordic Center
Eagle Peak Snowshoe easy 04 mi 3-4 hrs 1220 ft Natl. Park Pass
Goat Falls moderate 02.5 mi 2 hrs 500 ft none
Golden Gate easy 02.25 mi 1.5 hrs 650 ft Natl. Park Pass
High Hut Snowshoe moderate 08.6 mi 7-9 hrs 2400 ft Sno-Park Permit
Kautz Creek Snowshoe easy 02.25 mi 1.5 hrs 210 ft Natl. Park Pass
Longmire to Cougar Rock easy 03.9 mi 2-3 hrs 400 ft Natl. Park Pass
Mather Memorial Highway | White River strenuous 10.4 mi 7 hrs 1075 ft Sno-Park Permit
Mazama Ridge Snowshoe easy 03 mi 3 hrs 900 ft Natl. Park Pass
Mildred Point strenuous 06.5 mi 6 hrs 1750 ft Natl. Park Pass
Mowich Lake moderate 10.5 mi 7 hrs 1350 ft Sno-Park Permit
Mt. Tahoma Hut to Hut Trail System various various various various Natl. Park Pass
Narada Falls to Bench and Snow Lakes easy 07.5 mi 6 hrs 1000 ft Natl. Park Pass
Narada Falls to Reflection Lakes easy 03.75 mi 4 hrs 516 ft Natl. Park Pass
Panorama Point moderate 04.5 mi 3-5 hrs 1600 ft Natl. Park Pass
Paradise Snowshoe Trails Overview easy various various various Natl. Park Pass
Rampart Ridge Snowshoe easy 04.5 mi 4 hrs 1400 ft Natl. Park Pass
Ranger-Led Snowshoe Walks at Paradise easy 01.5 mi 2 hrs various Natl. Park Pass
Reflection Lakes Loop easy 06 mi 5-6 hrs 1100 ft Natl. Park Pass
River Trail (Blue Diamond Trail) moderate 03.2 mi 2 hrs 100 ft Sno-Park Permit
Snowshoe Tours at Crystal Mountain Resort easy 02.5 mi 2.5 hrs various none
Sun Top strenuous 11 mi 9 hrs 3050 ft Sno-Park Permit
Twin Lakes Snowshoe moderate 06.1 mi 4-6 hrs 1600 ft none
West Side Road easy 08 mi 3-4 hrs 1000 ft Natl. Park Pass
White Pass Nordic Center moderate 04 mi 4 hrs 300 ft White Pass Nordic Center
White River Trail Snowshoe moderate 10 mi 2-7 hrs 700 ft none


RENTAL EQUIPMENT LOCATIONS

National Park Inn General Store at Longmire | Website

Henry M. Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise (Rentals for Ranger-Led walks only)

Whittakers Mountaineering in Ashford | Website

White Pass Sports Hut in Packwood  | Website

Nordic Yurt at White Pass Ski Area | Website

Greenwater Skis in Greenwater | Website

Crystal Mountain Resort | Website

Enumclaw Ski & Mountain Sports | Website

MORE INFO

Paradise Winter Trail Map  |  Longmire Winter Trail Map  |  Snowshoe Tips & Advice


A snowshoer admire frozen Mowich Lake © Craig Romano

Mowich Lake Snowshoe

Area: Carbon River Area Starting Point: Mowich Lake Road Permit: National Park Pass or Interagency Pass Distance: 10.5 miles, RT  Durati...
Crosscountry skiers along the Mount Tahoma Trails

Mt. Tahoma Hut To Hut Trail System

The Mount Tahoma Trails Association operates and manages the largest no fee Hut-to-Hut Trail System in North America for cross country skiing and snow...
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Ranger-Led Snowshoe Walks At Paradise

Guided snowshoe walks are offered Saturday, Sunday, and holidays from December 23, 2015 through March 27, 2016. Walks start at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Walks are snowfall dependent.
The second viewpoint overlooking the White River Valley. © Craig Romano

Dalles Ridge Snowshoe

Area: White River Area Starting Point: Chinook Pass Distance: 8.2 MI RT  Duration: 6 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation Sta...
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Mildred Point Snowshoe

Area: Longmire Starting Point: Longmire Distance: 6.5 miles RT  Duration: 6 hrs Difficulty Level: Strenuous Elevation Start: 2,68...
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Panorama Point Snowshoe

Area: Paradise Starting Point: Paradise Distance: 4.5 miles RT  Duration: 3-5 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation Start: 5,2...
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River Trail (Blue Diamond Trail)

Area: White River Area Starting Point: Silver Creek Sno-Park Distance: 3.2 miles RT  Duration: 2 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate E...
Snowshoer approaching frozen Deer Lake © Craig Romano

Deer Lake Snowshoe

Area: White Pass Area Starting Point: Yurt at Village Inn Condos Distance: 6 miles RT  Duration: 4 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...
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Sun Top Snowshoe

Area: White River Area Starting Point: Hwy 410 Distance: 11 miles RT  Duration: 9 hrs Difficulty Level: Strenuous Elevation Start...
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Longmire to Cougar Rock Snowshoe

Area: Longmire Starting Point: Longmire Distance: 3.9 miles, RT  Duration: 2-3 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 2,024 ...
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Reflection Lakes Loop Snowshoe

Area: Paradise Starting Point: Paradise Distance: 6 miles, RT  Duration: 5-6 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 4,400 ft...
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Alta Vista Snowshoe

Area: Paradise Starting Point: Paradise Distance: 1 mile, RT  Duration: 1.5 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 5,421 ft ...
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Corral Pass Snowshoe

Area: Crystal Mountain Area Starting Point: Corral Pass Road Distance: 11.5 miles, RT  Duration: 8 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...
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Golden Gate Snowshoe

Area: Paradise Starting Point: Paradise Distance: 2.25 miles, RT  Duration: 1.5 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 5,421...
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Goat Falls Snowshoe

Area: Crystal Mountain Area Starting Point: Corral Pass Road Distance: 2.5 miles, RT  Duration: 2 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...
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Twin Lakes Snowshoe

Area: Carbon River Area Starting Point: Carbon River Road Distance: 6.1 miles, RT  Duration: 4-6 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate E...
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White River Trail

Area: White River Area Starting Point: SR410 Distance: up to 10.0 miles RT  Duration: 2 to 7 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Eleva...
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Anderson Lake Snowshoe

Area: Mt. Tahoma Trails Starting Point: Sno-Park for MTTA Distance: 6.8 miles, RT  Duration: 5-6 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate E...
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High Hut Snowshoe

Area: Mt. Tahoma Trails Starting Point: Sno-Park for MTTA Distance: 8.6 miles, RT  Duration: 7-9 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate E...
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Glacier Vista Snowshoe

Area: Paradise Starting Point: Paradise Distance: 3 miles, RT  Duration: 3 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 5,340 ft ...
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Snow Bowl Hut Snowshoe

Area: Mt. Tahoma Trails Starting Point: Sno-Park for MTTA Distance: 8.6 miles, RT  Duration: 7-8 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate E...
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Mazama Ridge Snowshoe

Area: Paradise Starting Point: Paradise Distance: 3 miles, RT  Duration: 3 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 5,100 ft ...
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Kautz Creek Snowshoe

Area: Nisqually Entrance Starting Point: Near Longmire Distance: 2.25 miles, RT  Duration: 1.5 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevati...
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Rampart Ridge Trail Snowshoe

Area: Longmire Starting Point: Longmire Distance: 4.5 mile loop  Duration: 4 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 2,680 ft...
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Eagle Peak Snowshoe

Area: Longmire Starting Point: Longmire Distance: 4.0 miles, RT  Duration: 3-4 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 3,223 ...
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West Side Road Snowshoe

Area: Nisqually Entrance Starting Point: West Side Road Distance: 8 miles, RT  Duration: 3-4 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation...