NW Forest Pass

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 ...
Noble Knob View

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 ...

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 ...

Granite & Bertha May Lakes

Area: Ashford/Skate Creek Rd Hike Type: Off the Beaten Track Pass: No Pass Req Distance: 3.6 + mi RT Duration: ...

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 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. ...

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 ...

Edgar Rock

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Off the Beaten Track Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 3 mi RT Duration: 1.5 – ...

Goat Peak

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Mountain Views Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 3.9 mi RT  Duration: 3 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

Cougar Lakes via the PCT

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Overnight Pass: William O. Douglas Wilderness permit required, free, self-issued at trailhead. Distance: 19.2 mi RT ...

Boulder Cave Natural Area

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Family-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 2.25 mi RT Duration: 1-2 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy ...

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 Lake

Area: White Pass Hike Type: Family-friendly Pass: Free Wilderness Permit Req.  Available at trailhead. Distance: 6 mi RT Duration: 3-4 ...

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. Then take a break at a pretty little subalpine lake in a basin flush with meadows and wildlife. Soak your feet, go for a dip or take a nap.  ...

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 ...

Deep Creek Trail

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Thigh-burner Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 11 mi RT Duration: 7 hrs Difficulty Level: Strenuous ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Corral Pass

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 2.6 mi RT Duration: 1 hr Difficulty Level: Easy ...

Deadwood Lakes

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 3.35 mi RT Duration: 3 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy ...

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: ...

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 ...

Goat Falls

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Family-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 1.0 mi RT Duration: 0.75 hr Difficulty Level: Easy ...

Greenwater Lakes

Area: Chinook Lake Hike Type: Family-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 4 mi RT Duration: 2 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy ...

Palisades Trail (Hwy 410)

When it still feels like winter, the Palisades often feels like spring. Look for delicate Calypso orchids; enjoy the scent of vanilla leaf, and view the groundcover — a thick carpet of salal, ...

Packwood Lake

Area: Packwood / Randle Hike Type: Family-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 9 mi RT Duration: 4 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

Norse Peak

Area: Crystal Mountain Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 9.5 mi RT Duration: 4-5 hrs Difficulty Level: Strenuous ...

Pack Forest Trails

Area: Eatonville Hike Type: Family-friendly Pass: No Pass Req Distance: 4.5 mi RT Duration: 3 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation ...