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Rampart Ridge Trail

Hike along an old lava flow high above the Nisqually River Valley. While the way is mostly forested, there are a couple of decent views along the trail including a pretty awe-inspiring one of the mountain rising above the Kautz Creek valley. ...
High Rock Lookout

High Rock Lookout

Perched at an elevation of 5,685 feet on an exposed summit the hike to the High Rock Lookout Tower offers dramatic views.  ...

Twin Sisters Lakes

This fairly easy hike to two beautiful lakes in the heart of the William O Douglas Wilderness is perfect for adventurers young and old alike. Set on a pumiced plateau pockmarked with hundreds of small lakes and adorned with ancient cinder cone volcanoes, the Twin Lakes also make for ...
Hikers along the Mt Rainier Skyline Trail

Skyline Trail / Panorama Point

Skyline Trail / Panorama Point is a popular 5.4 mile loop with seasonal wildflower views in Mount Rainier National Park.  ...
Noble Knob Trail

Noble Knob Trail

Noble Knob Trail is a 4-mile roundtrip trail located in the Chinook Pass area. This trail is part of the Mount-Baker Snoqualmie National Forest and is dog-friendly.  ...

Green Lake Trail

Green Lake Trail is kid-friendly and features exceptional views of a waterfall and old growth forest. This trail is a 9.6-mile bike-hike possibility in the Carbon River.  ...

Summit Lake

Summit Lake is a 6.1-mile roundtrip hike in the Carbon River/Mowich area. It is managed by the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Snoqualmie Ranger District. ...

Tolmie Peak / Eunice Lake

This is a great family-friendly hike from Mount Rainier National Park’s largest lake to one of its four remaining historic fire lookouts.  ...

Eastside Trail – Lower

One of the longest trails within Mount Rainier National Park, the Eastside Trail is also one of the park’s quieter trails. Spanning the park’s eastern reaches from Chinook Pass to the Ohanapecosh Campground, the Eastside Trail traverses alpine meadows, primeval forest and a valley ...

Edgar Rock

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.  ...

Palisades Trail (Hwy 410)

When it still feels like winter, the Palisades often feels like spring. Look for delicate Calypso orchids; enjoy the scent of vanilla leaf, and view the groundcover — a thick carpet of salal, ...

Pinnacle Peak

Pinnacle Peak is a hike that's kid-friendly, dog-friendly, and features a historic fire lookout site. ...
Snowgrass Flats

Snowgrass Flats

The Snowgrass Flats (Trail No. 96) in the Goat Rocks Wilderness is favored by hikers who prefer their wildflower displays served with solitude. ...

Mazama Ridge Loop

If you only have a day to spend at Paradise you can sample several iconic trails by hiking a scenic loop that begins and ends at Paradise via the Lakes Trail and Mazama Ridge. ...

Eastside Trail – Middle

Eastside Trail - Middle is a 3.6-mile roundtrip popular fall colors hike in the Cayuse Pass area. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Sand Flats Trail

Sand Flats Trail, is a moderate trail ascends to the top of a ridge, which at its crest, has a very nice view of Mt. Rainier.  ...

Boundary Trail – Carbon River

Boundary Trail - Carbon River is a 2.6-mile roundtrip hike in an inland temperate rainforest, part of Mount Rainier National Park.  ...
Kelly Butte

Kelly Butte

Kelly Butte is a dog-friendly 3.68 miles roundtrip hike in the Chinook Pass area typically snow-free during June thru September.  ...

Sourdough Gap to Crystal Lakes

Sourdough Gap to Crystal Lakes is a moderate 7.2 mile (one-way) in the Chinook Pass area. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Lost Lake from Greenwater Lakes

Lost Lake from Greenwater Lakes is a dog-friendly trail in the Chinook Pass area. A Northwest Forest Pass is required for this 12-mile roundtrip hike.  ...

Owyhigh Lakes

Hike through impressive stands of primeval forest to two subalpine lakes high above the White River Valley. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
Hiker at Paradise Glacier trail

Paradise Glacier

Paradise Glacier is a 5.6-mile roundtrip hike in Paradise at Mount Rainier National Park. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
View of Mount Rainier as seen from Mount Beljica

Mount Beljica

Mount Beljica is a 3 to 5 mile hike in Ashford, Washington on dog-friendly trails that requires no entrance fee. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Cowiche Mountain

Hike to the top of a broad windswept ridge savoring sunshine and sweeping views. Centerpiece to an old cattle ranch transformed into a nature preserve, wildlife and wildflowers are prolific on Cowiche Mountain. ...
The view of Rainier is overpowering from Glacier View

Glacier View

Area: Ashford Hike Type: Off the Beaten Track Pass: No Pass Req Distance: 4.2 mi RT  Duration: 3 hrs High ...
Noble Knob View

Doe Falls via Suntop

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 7.25 mi RT Duration: 4 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Lake West and Lake Helen

Hike to two tiny and remote lakes close to Mount Rainier, but far from the crowds. Located in a small wilderness and adjacent roadless area just outside of the national park, these little backcountry lakes are rarely visited.  ...
Sunrise Rim Trail

Burroughs Mountains

Area: Sunrise Hike Type: Mountain views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 5.4 mi RT Duration: 3-4 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...