Hike Pinnacle Peak | Visit Rainier

Hike Pinnacle Peak

Area: Enumclaw
Hike Type: dog-friendly Pass: no pass required
Distance: 2 mi RT Duration: 2 hrs Difficulty Level: moderate
Snow-Free: year-round High Point: 1,800 feet Elevation Gain: 1,000 feet

Features: kid-friendly, dog-friendly, historic fire lookout site

It’s a short hike but stiff little climb to this forested knob that rises abruptly out of the surrounding farmed flats just outside of Enumclaw. Once the site of a fire lookout, a contested name, and nearly logged of its old growth in the 1980s, this little peak has a storied past. It has an interesting geological story to tell too—being the remnants of an old volcanic cone.

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