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 a great basecamp for further explorations.
Norse Peak is a 9.5-miles roundtrip hike in the Crystal Mountain area that is dog-friendly during the summer months. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.
Juniper Ridge Trail is a 6.3-mile roundtrip hike in the Randle/Packwood area with mountain views. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.
Boundary Trail – Nisqually Entrance is an “off-the-beaten-path” hike in Mount Rainier National Park best accessed via the Nisqually entrance of the park.
Manley Moore Rd / The Foothills Trail is a dog-friendly trail in the Wilkeson / Carbonado area with views of Melmont Town and Manley Moore Bridge
Skyscraper Pass / Peak
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.
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