Natl. Park Pass

Goat Creek Trail

Goat Peak Trail

Though Goat Peak trail can be a "devil" of a hike, the views are angelic enough you won't mind the drive to Hells Crossing east of Chinook Pass where the hike begins.  ...
Kautz Creek

Kautz Creek at Mt. Rainier National Park

This route via the Kautz Creek Trail takes you up and along a knolled high ridge shrouded in alpine meadows. In season flowers and huckleberries are bountiful.  ...
Denman Falls

Denman Falls

Area: Westside Road Hike Type: Waterfall Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 16.3 mi RT Duration: 7.5-8 hrs Difficulty Level: Strenuous ...

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 ...
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Third Burroughs Mountain

Area: Sunrise Hike Type: Thigh-burner Pass: Natl Park Pass Distance: 9 mi. RT  Duration: 4-6 hrs Difficulty Level: Strenuous Elevation ...

Eastside Trail – Upper

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

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 ...

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 ...

Mildred Point

Area: Longmire Hike Type: Off the Beaten Track Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 10.1 mi RT Duration: 5-7 hrs Difficulty ...

Emmons Moraine Trail

Area: White River Hike Type: Glacier views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 3.0 mi RT Duration: 1.5 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

Howard Peak – Scramble

Area: Mowich Lake Hike Type: Panoramic views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 7 mi RT Duration: 5-6 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

Eastside Trail – Middle

Area: Cayuse Pass Hike Type: Fall Colors Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 3.6 mi RT Duration: 2-3 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

Carbon River Rd to Ipsut Falls

Area: Carbon River Hike Type: Woodland Rain Forest Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 10.8-15 mi RT* Duration: 3-7 hrs** Difficulty ...

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 ...

Rainforest Nature Loop Trail

Area: Carbon River Hike Type: Family-friendly Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 0.3 mi Loop Duration: 0.5-1 hr Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation ...

Indian Bar

Area: Stevens Canyon Hike Type: Overnight Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 14.5 mi RT Duration: 10 hrs Difficulty Level: Strenuous ...

Golden Gate Trail

Area: Paradise Hike Type: Wildflowers Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 3 mi RT Duration: 2.5 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation ...

Paul Peak

Area: Mowich Lake Hike Type: Mountain views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 7.8 mi RT Duration: 4 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

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 ...

Silver Forest Trail

Area: Sunrise Hike Type: Family-friendly Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 2.4 mi RT Duration: 1 hr Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation ...

Tamanos Mountain

Area: Stevens Canyon Rd Hike Type: Scramble Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 10 mi RT Duration: 9-12 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

Chenuis Falls

Area: Carbon River Hike Type:  Waterfall view Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 6.4 mi RT Duration: 4.5 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

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 ...

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 ...

Huckleberry Creek

Area: Sunrise Hike Type: Views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 10.1 mi, one-way Duration: 5-6 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation Start: ...

Sourdough Gap to Crystal Lakes

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Views Pass: Natl. Forest Pass Distance: 7.2 mi, one-way  Duration: 4 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...

Sunrise Rim Trail

Area: Sunrise Hike Type: Mountain views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 5 mi Loop  Duration: 3+ hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Emerald Ridge / Tahoma Creek

Area: Westside Road Hike Type: Thigh-burner Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 13.7 mi Duration: 8 hrs Difficulty Level: Strenuous Elevation ...

Glacier Basin

Area: White River Hike Type: Mountain views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 7.0 mi RT Duration: 4 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Snow-Free: mid-July ...

Burroughs Mountains

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

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. En route wander through old growth hemlock groves and beneath steep rock walls of columnar basalt.  ...

Green Lake Trail

Area: Carbon River Hike Type: Waterfall views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 9.6 mi RT Duration: 5 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

Carbon Glacier Trail

Area: Carbon River Hike Type: Glacier views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 17.5 mi RT Duration: 6 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

Spray Park Trail

Area: Mowich Lake Hike Type: Waterfall views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 6 mi RT Duration: 3 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

Cowlitz Divide

Area: Stevens Canyon Hike Type: Mountain views Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 11.8 mi RT Duration: 6-7 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

Grove of the Patriarchs

Area: Ohanapecosh Hike Type: Family-friendly Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 1.5 mi RT Duration: 1 hr Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation ...