July – October

Palisades Lakes

Palisades Lakes is a 7.5-mile roundtrip hike with views of mountains, and alpine lakes in Sunrise, Mt Rainier National Park. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Norse Peak

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.  ...

Glacier Basin

Glacier Basin is a 7-mile round trip hike in the White River area that is kid-friendly and features wildflowers, glacier views, backcountry camping, in a historic mining area. ...

Bench and Snow Lakes

Bench and Snow Lakes features kid-friendly trails, seasonal wildflowers meadows, alpine views, and backcountry camping. ...
Henskin Lake

Henskin Lake

Long before Crystal Mountain was a top notch ski resort, it was part of bustling mining area known as the Summit Mining District.  ...

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. ...

Juniper Ridge Trail

Juniper Ridge Trail is a 6.3-mile roundtrip hike in the Randle/Packwood area with mountain views. 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.  ...

Howard Peak – Scramble

The little-known class 2 scramble to Howard Peak (5,688 feet) offers diverse terrain from steep hillside climbs to inspiring ridge walks.  ...

Huckleberry Creek

Huckleberry Creek in the Chinook Pass area is accessed by a strenuous overnight hike. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
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.  ...
Cowlitz Divide

Cowlitz Divide

Cowlitz Divide is a strenuous trail that covers 11.8-miles roundtrip along the Stevens Canyon area, a National Park Pass is required.  ...

Shriner Peak

Shriner Peak is a strenuous 8.4-mile roundtrip hike in the Stevens Canyons area of 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.  ...
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 ...

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.  ...
Reflection Lakes

Reflection Lakes at Mount Rainier

Area: Paradise Hike Type: Wildflower views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 2.75 mi Loop Duration: 2-3 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...