- Bench & Snow Lakes
Photo Credit: Don Jensen
- 2.6 miles, RT – Expect brilliant fall color from huckleberry and ash in expansive meadows; easy hike for the family off Stevens Canyon Road.
- Indian Henry’s via Kautz Creek
- 11 miles, RT – Look upon brilliant red slopes, courtesy of the vine maples; strenuous hike, three miles inside Nisqually Entrance.
- Pinnacle Saddle
- 3 miles, RT – Splendid fall foliage of huckleberry and mountain ash, with fantastic Cascade Mountain views; short but steep, off Stevens Canyon Road.
- Shriner Peak
- 8.4 miles, RT – Late summer flowers give way to the rich colors of fall, plus enjoy optimal wildlife viewing; moderate with steep sections; strenuous hike off Cayuse Pass.
- Skyline Trail
- 8.4 miles, RT – An autumn favorite inside the park, view fall foliage up close and at a distance; moderate hike out of Paradise.
- Spray Park
- 6 miles, RT – Expansive meadows filled with colorful fall foliage and top-notch views of the mountain; moderate hike out of Mowich Lake.
- Summit Lake
- 6.5 miles, RT – Brilliant fall color and huckleberries galore; moderate hike outside the park near Carbon River Entrance.
- Tolmie Peak
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- 7.2 miles, RT – Superb mountain views and a picturesque, reflective alpine lake amidst meadows of fall foliage; moderate hike out of Mowich Lake.
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