NW Forest Pass

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.  ...

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, ...

Greenwater Lakes

Greenwater Lakes has picturesque bridges, waterfalls and old growth trees, not to mention two peaceful lakes and a pristine river - all create a brilliant ambiance on the year-round hike along the Greenwater Lakes Trail.  ...

Packwood Lake

The Packwood Lake trail is open to hikers and equestrians; mountain bikes, motorcycles, and ATVs are prohibited. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
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.  ...

Crystal Mountain Loop

In summer, admire a dazzling array of blossoming wildflowers. Throughout hiking season feast on sweeping horizon-spanning views of majestic Mt Rainier. ...

Crow Lake Way Trail

Crow Lake Way Trail is an 8 to 10-mile hike that is dog-friendly and requires an NW Forest Pass. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Edgar Rock

Edgar Rock is a 2 to 4-mile trail, an "off-the-beaten-path" hike in the Chinook Pass area that requires an NW Forest Pass. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Cougar Lakes via the PCT

Cougar Lakes via the PCT, starting from Chinook Pass, hike to lakes and viewpoints seldom visited by the park's millions of visitors.  ...

Boulder Cave Natural Area

Boulder Cave Natural Area offers a short, family-friendly walk to Boulder Cave yields a fantastic lesson in geology as well as the delicate balance of nature.  ...
Noble Knob Trail

Noble Knob Trail

Noble Knob Trail is a 4-mile roundtrip trail located in the Chinook Pass area that is dog-friendly. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
Sand Lake

Sand Lake

For an easy fall-color hike in the White Pass area, check out the trail to Sand Lake, colorful hike in the fall, in winter you can also ski or snowshoe ...
Sheep Lake / Sourdough Gap

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.  ...

Sand Flats Trail

Sand Flats Trail, is a moderate trail ascends to the top of a ridge, which at its crest, has a very nice view of Mt. Rainier.  ...

Deep Creek Trail

Deep Creek Trail is a strenuous 11-mile roundtrip hike in the Chinook Pass area typically snow-free June through October. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
Dewey Lakes

Dewey Lakes

Dewey Lakes is accessible via a 5.4 miles roundtrip hike in the Chinook Pass area. This dog-friendly hike requires a Northwest Forest Pass.  ...
Ranger Creek Trail

Ranger Creek Trail

Ranger Creek Trail is a dog-friendly trail located in the Chinook Pass area. A Northwest Forest Pass is required for this 11.6 miles hike.  ...
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.  ...

Lost Lake from Greenwater Lakes

Lost Lake from Greenwater Lakes is a dog-friendly trail in the Chinook Pass area. A Northwest Forest Pass is required for this 12-mile roundtrip hike.  ...

Goat Falls

Goat Falls is located in the Chinook Pass area. This 1-mile hike tends to be snow-free March thru November. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

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 ...