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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Snoquera Falls Trail

From high on Dalles Ridge, Snoquera Creek plunges more than 400 feet down a sheer rock face. Resembling a scene straight out of Yosemite Valley, Snoquera Falls are indeed a sensational sight. But there’s a catch. If you do this hike late in the summer after a long dry stretch, the ...

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. ...

Lake West and Lake Helen

Area: Ashford Hike Type: Off the Beaten Track Pass: No Pass Req Distance: 8.4 mi RT  Duration: 6 hrs High ...

Glacier View

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

Eastside Trail – Upper

Area: Chinook Pass / Ohanapecosh Hike Type: Family friendly Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 5.36 mi, one-way Duration: 3 hrs ...

Allen Mountain

Area: Ashford / Skate Creek Rd Hike Type: Off the Beaten Track Pass: No Pass Req Distance: 10 mi RT ...

Pinnacle Peak

Area: Enumclaw Hike Type: dog-friendly Pass: no pass required Distance: 2 mi RT Duration: 2 hrs Difficulty Level: moderate Snow-Free: year-round ...

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. Before lifts and ski trails traversed this high broad mountain bordering Mount Rainier National Park; pack trails and narrow gauge roads crisscrossed the ...

Crystal Lakes

Tucked in a cirque high above the Mather Memorial Parkway are a pair of sparkling subalpine lakes beloved by hikers of all ages and abilities. Hike to the Crystal Lakes in early season for a dazzling floral show. ...

Crow Lake Way Trail

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 8.5 mi RT Duration: 7 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Juniper Ridge Trail

Area: Packwood / Randle Hike Type: Mountain Views Pass: No pass required Distance: 6.3 mi RT Duration: 4-5 hrs Difficulty ...

Mazama Ridge Loop

Area: Paradise Hike Type: Wildflower meadows Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 5.75 mi loop Duration: 3-4 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Fryingpan Lake

Area:  White Pass Hike Type: Overnight Pass: William O. Douglas Wilderness Overnight Permits required; free, self-issued at trailhead Distance: 11.9 ...

Snowgrass Flats

Area: Packwood / Randle Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: No Pass Req Distance: 9.4 mi RT Duration: 5-6 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

Summerland

Area: Sunrise Hike Type: Mountain Views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 10.44 mi RT Duration: 5-7 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Knapsack Pass

Area: Mowich Lake Hike Type: Off the Beaten Track Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 3.4 mi RT Duration: 2-3 hrs ...

Bullion Basin Loop

Area: Crystal Mountain Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: No Pass Req Distance: 8.1 mi RT Duration: 2-3 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Crystal Mountain Loop

In summer, admire a dazzling array of blossoming wildflowers. Throughout hiking season feast on sweeping horizon-spanning views. And stand mouth agape at the many close-up views of majestic Mount Rainier along the way. ...

Noble Knob Trail

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 4 mi RT Duration: 3 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Sand Flats Trail

Area: Crystal Mountain Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 6.66 mi RT Duration: 2-3 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...

Boundary Trail – Carbon River

Area: Carbon River Hike Type: Rainforest Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 2.6 mi RT Duration: 2-3 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...

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 ...

Bearhead Mountain

Area: Carbon River Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 5.8 mi RT Duration: 3 – 4 hrs Difficulty ...

Dewey Lakes

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 5.4 mi RT Duration: 3.5 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Summerland and Panhandle Gap

Area: White River Hike Type: Wildflowers Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 12 mi RT  Duration: 6.5-8 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...

PCT: Chinook Pass to Crown Point

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 14 mi RT Duration: 6-8 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Grand Park via Lake Eleanor

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Views Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 7.5 mi RT Duration: 5-6 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...

Kelly Butte

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: No Pass Req Distance: 3.68 mi RT Duration: 2.5-3 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Echo Lake from Greenwater Lakes

Area: Greenwater Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 14.08 mi RT Duration: 6-7 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...

Glacier Lake Trail

Area: Packwood / Randle Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: No Pass Req Distance: 6.5 mi RT Duration: 3.5 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

Summit Lake

Area: Carbon River Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 6.5 mi RT Duration: 3 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Lost Lake from Greenwater Lakes

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 12 mi RT Duration: 6-7 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Ranger Creek Trail

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 11.6 mi RT Duration: 8 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Paradise River / Narada Falls

Hike a section of the round-the-mountain Wonderland Trail to a deep forested valley reverberating with crashing waterfalls.  ...

Berkeley Park

Area: Sunrise Hike Type: Wildflower views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 11.3 mi RT Duration: 6 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Crystal Peak

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Mountain views Pass:  National Park Pass Distance: 7.8 mi RT Duration: 6 hrs Difficulty Level: Difficult Snow-Free: ...

Skyscraper Pass / Peak

Area: Sunrise Hike Type: Mountain Views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 7.9 mi RT  Duration: 4.5 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...