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Shriner Peak

Shriner Peak is a strenuous 8.4-mile roundtrip hike in the Stevens Canyons area of Mount Rainier National Park. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
High Rock Lookout

High Rock Lookout

Perched at an elevation of 5,685 feet on an exposed summit the hike to the High Rock Lookout Tower offers dramatic views.  ...

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.  ...

Gobblers Knob / Lake George

The old-growth forest along the way is magnificent and Lake George makes for a nice lunch spot; or if you’re inclined to spend the evening—a great camping spot. And the views? Breathtaking to the point that you just may need a little resuscitation! ...
Reflection Lakes

Reflection Lakes at Mount Rainier

One of the most iconic views of Mt. Rainier in the park can be found at Reflection Lakes. Summer and fall, sunrise and sunset, it is perhaps the single most photographed view. ...
Skyline Trail

Skyline Trail / Panorama Point

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

Noble Knob Trail

Noble Knob Trail is a 4-mile roundtrip trail located in the Chinook Pass area. This trail is part of the Mount-Baker Snoqualmie National Forest and is dog-friendly.  ...

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.  ...
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.  ...

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.  ...
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.  ...
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.  ...

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. ...
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.  ...

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.  ...

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.  ...

Glacier Basin

Glacier Basin is a 7-mile round trip hike in the White River area that is kid-friendly and features wildflowers, glacier views, backcountry camping, in a historic mining area. ...

Bench and Snow Lakes

Bench and Snow Lakes features kid-friendly trails, seasonal wildflowers meadows, alpine views, and backcountry camping. ...
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.  ...
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.  ...

Mazama Ridge Loop

If you only have a day to spend at Paradise you can sample several iconic trails by hiking a scenic loop that begins and ends at Paradise via the Lakes Trail and Mazama Ridge. ...
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.  ...

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. ...

Summerland

Summerland, what makes this hike so popular are the views of the Fryingpan Glacier, Little Tahoma, Goat Island Mountain, Mount Rainier, and Panhandle Gap. ...

Mildred Point

Mildred Point is a 10.5-mile "off-the-beaten-path" strenuous hike in Mount Rainier National Park. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

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.  ...
Glacier on the Moraine Trail

Emmons Moraine Trail

Emmons Moraine Trail is a 3-mile trail in the White River area of Mount Rainier National Park with glacier views. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Boundary Trail – Nisqually Entrance

Boundary Trail - Nisqually Entrance is an "off-the-beaten-path" hike in Mount Rainier National Park best accessed via the Nisqually entrance of the park. ...
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 ...

Howard Peak – Scramble

The little-known class 2 scramble to Howard Peak (5,688 feet) offers diverse terrain from steep hillside climbs to inspiring ridge walks.  ...

Huckleberry Creek

Huckleberry Creek in the Chinook Pass area is accessed by a strenuous overnight hike. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Eastside Trail – Middle

Eastside Trail - Middle is a 3.6-mile roundtrip popular fall colors hike in the Cayuse Pass area. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

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.  ...