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Greenwater Lakes

Greenwater Lakes has picturesque bridges, waterfalls and old growth trees, not to mention two peaceful lakes and a pristine river - all create a brilliant ambiance on the year-round hike along the Greenwater Lakes Trail.  ...

Packwood Lake

The Packwood Lake trail is open to hikers and equestrians; mountain bikes, motorcycles, and ATVs are prohibited. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Trail of the Shadows

Trail of the Shadows is a popular trail that is kid-friendly, considered easy, and is located in the Longmire part of Mt. Rainier National Park.  ...

Twin Firs Loop Trail

Twin Firs Loop Trail is a family-friendly easy trail located in the Longmire area of Mt. Rainier National Park. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
American Ridge Via Goat Creek

American Ridge Via Goat Creek

American Ridge Via Goat Creek is a dog-friendly hike in the William O. Douglas Wilderness area. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Millpond and Smallwood Parks

Millpond and Smallwood Parks are family friendly and dog-friendly areas with walking trails in Eatonville, Washington.  ...

Cispus Braille Trail

Located south of Randle, the Braille Trail is designed to enhance the experience of hiking through a forest for the visually impaired. ...

Boulder Cave Natural Area

Boulder Cave Natural Area offers a short, family-friendly walk to Boulder Cave yields a fantastic lesson in geology as well as the delicate balance of nature.  ...

Cora Lake

It’s a mere .7 mile hike along Big Creek through groves of big trees to this pretty lake tucked in a cirque beneath the serrated Sawtooth Ridge.  ...

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.  ...
Emmons Moraine Trail

Emmons Moraine Trail

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.  ...
Sand Lake

Sand Lake

For an easy fall-color hike in the White Pass area, check out the trail to Sand Lake, colorful hike in the fall, in winter you can also ski or snowshoe ...
Sheep Lake / Sourdough Gap

Sheep Lake / Sourdough Gap

Head out on an easy two-mile stretch of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) relishing in sweeping views and dazzling wildflowers.  ...

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.  ...

Melmont Ghost Town

The Melmont Ghost Town is dog-friendly accessible via a 3.84-mile roundtrip hike with views of the Fairfax Bridge, and the Melmont School ruins.  ...

Rainforest Nature Loop Trail

Treat yourself to a walk along the Rainforest Nature Loop, a short nature trail just inside the Carbon River entrance of the park.  ...
Silver Forest Trail

Silver Forest Trail

Silver Forest Trail is a 2.4 miles roundtrip family-friendly hike in the Sunrise area of Mount Rainier National Park. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Goat Falls

Goat Falls is located in the Chinook Pass area. This 1-mile hike tends to be snow-free March thru November. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Federation Forest State Park

Federation Forest State Park offers a 1.5 mile walking trail that is family-friendly and accessible yearround that requires a Discover Pass.  ...
Corral Pass

Corral Pass

Corral Pass is a dog-friendly trail located in the Chinook Pass area. A Northwest Forest Pass is required for this 2.6 mile roundtrip hike.  ...
Grove of the Patriarchs

Grove of the Patriarchs

Grove of the Patriarchs, considered one of the easiest hikes in Mt Rainier National Park, but one of the most memorable. Learn more at VisitRainier.com. ...

Alta Vista Trail

Alta Vista Trail is an approximately 1.8 mile roundtrip hike in Paradise at Mount Rainier National Park. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Tieton Nature Trail

Tieton Nature Trail, follow this fairly easy family-friendly trail alongside the crashing glacier-fed Tieton River through an impressive wide canyon.  ...

Sourdough Ridge

While Paradise with its legendary alpine meadows is the place most first time visitors to Mount Rainier National Park venture to—I prefer to introduce folks to The Mountain at Sunrise. As its name suggests, this is the first place Washington’s iconic peak is touched by sunlight ...

Skookum Flats

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 4.2 or 7.8 mi RT Duration: 2 or 4 ...

Silver Falls Loop

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 ...
Ghost Town

Fairfax Ghost Town

It's fair to say that Fairfax is not easy to find - in fact, many hikers have never heard of this ghost town in the Carbon River valley outside the Carbon River Entrance of Mount Rainier National Park.  ...