Careening over a series of ledges before plunging 40 feet into a deep blue pool, Silver Falls is a dramatic sight. And it’s easily accessible. A very short trail leads to it from SR 123. But the best way to experience
Bench and Snow Lakes features kid-friendly trails, seasonal wildflowers meadows, alpine views, and backcountry camping.
Federation Forest State Park offers a 1.5-mile walking trail that is family-friendly and accessible year-round. Discover Pass required.
Edgar Rock is a 2 to 4-mile trail, an “off-the-beaten-path” hike in the Chinook Pass area that requires an NW Forest Pass. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.
Emmons Moraine Trail is a 3-mile trail in the White River area of Mount Rainier National Park with glacier views. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.
River Trail at Kanaskat-Palmer State Park, a trail report written by author Craig Romano.
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