No Pass Necessary

Pinnacle Peak

Pinnacle Peak is a hike that's kid-friendly, dog-friendly, and features a historic fire lookout site. ...
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.  ...
Crystal Lakes

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.  ...
Snowgrass Flats

Snowgrass Flats

The Snowgrass Flats (Trail No. 96) in the Goat Rocks Wilderness is favored by hikers who prefer their wildflower displays served with solitude. ...

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.  ...

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. ...

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.  ...
Fryingpan Lake

Fryingpan Lake

Fryingpan Lake is located in the White Pass area and requires a 2-day overnight hike. 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.  ...

Manley Moore Rd / The Foothills Trail

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  ...
Kelly Butte

Kelly Butte

Kelly Butte is a dog-friendly 3.68 miles roundtrip hike in the Chinook Pass area typically snow-free during June thru September.  ...

Laughingwater Creek Trail

Laughingwater Creek Trail is a strenuous 12-miles roundtrip hike in the Cayuse Pass area that requires no forest pass. 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.  ...

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. ...
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.  ...

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 ...
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.  ...