September

Palisades Lakes

Palisades Lakes is a 7.5-mile roundtrip hike with views of mountains, and alpine lakes in Sunrise, Mt Rainier National Park. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Mount Fremont Lookout

Hike to one of the four remaining fire lookouts in Mount Rainier National Park. Perched on an open 7,181-foot knoll on rocky Mount Fremont, this historic structure is the highest of the park’s lookouts.  ...
Naches Peak

Naches Peak

Naches Peak is a popular 4.5 miles roundtrip hike located in the Chinook Pass area, typically snow-free during July-October. 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.  ...
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. ...
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 ...

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.  ...

Northern Loop Trail

Northern Loop Trail is a strenuous hike in the Sunrise area at Mt. Rainier National Park. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
Indian Henry's via Kautz Creek

Indian Henry’s via Kautz Creek

There isn't an easy way to get to Indian Henrys Hunting Ground, although to hike to this special area of Mt. Rainier National Park is worth the effort. ...

Tamanos Mountain

Tamanos Mountain is a strenuous 10-mile scramble that follows the lovely Owyhigh Lakes Trail before heading up to the ridgeline and summit of Tamanos Mountain. ...
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.  ...
Silver Forest Trail

Silver Forest Trail

Silver Forest Trail is a 2.4 miles roundtrip family-friendly hike in the Sunrise area of Mount Rainier National Park. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Paradise River / Narada Falls

Paradise River / Narada Falls offers an opportunity to hike a section of the round-the-mountain Wonderland Trail to a deep forested valley reverberating with crashing waterfalls.  ...

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.  ...

Sunrise Rim Trail

Sunrise Rim Trail is a 5-mile loop trail with mountain views in the Sunrise area of Mt. Rainier National Park. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Owyhigh Lakes

Hike through impressive stands of primeval forest to two subalpine lakes high above the White River Valley. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Wonderland Trail Overview

Wonderland Trail Overview, as the 93-mile trail circles the mountain, hikers witness the varied faces of Mt. Rainier, carved by 25 named glaciers. ...

Alta Vista Trail

Alta Vista Trail is an approximately 1.8 mile roundtrip hike in Paradise at Mount Rainier National Park. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Skyline Trail / Panorama Point

Skyline Trail / Panorama Point is a popular 5.4 mile loop with seasonal wildflower views in Mount Rainier National Park.  ...
Paradise Glacier

Paradise Glacier

Paradise Glacier is a 5.6-mile roundtrip hike in Paradise at Mount Rainier National Park. 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.  ...

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 ...
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 ...

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.  ...

The Old Mine Trail

The Old Mine Trail is perhaps one of the least known trail within the national park. Yet, this short path is easily accessible and can be explored year round.  ...
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.  ...

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.  ...