Eatonville, Washington

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  • Ashford, Washington

    Summerland Trail

    5.0
    8.62 mi / 2359 ft gain
    The Summerland trail is by far the easiest trail that I ever experienced. The trail is well maintained and for the first 3 miles you are surrounded by trees and the sound of waterfalls and rivers, and it's green everywhere. The last 1.3 miles, you encounter switchbacks and you can get some view...
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  • Ashford, Washington

    Hike to Mount Rainier's Panhandle Gap

    5.0
    12 mi / 3000 ft gain
    The trail is 12 mi round trip but don’t let the distance for an out and back turn you off - this hike is fantastic and even better with a beer at the top. The trail winds its way through an old growth forest and shortly joins the Wonderland Trail. After crossing a crick the trail steepens and beg...
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  • Ashford, Washington

    Climb Little Tahoma/East Shoulder

    17 mi / 7450 ft gain
    Start from the Summer Land Trail Head at the Fryingpan Creek parking lot just West of the White River Ranger Station in Mount Rainier National Park. Beginning at an elevation of 3,800 feet, you'll head southeast along the Summer Land Trail for 4.5 miles, tracing the Fryingpan Creek. There are a f...
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  • Enumclaw, Washington

    Hike Grand Park and Lake Eleanor

    9 mi / 1100 ft gain
    Prepare in advance to hold your jaw from dropping. Stunning views of Mt. Rainier await visitors of Grand Park. A quick jaunt through the forest via the trailhead leads first to Lake Eleanor. Well groomed campsites are available for overnight stays.Head past Lake Eleanor and you're on the way to G...
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  • Ashford, Washington

    Scramble to Tamanos Mountain

    10 mi / 3000 ft gain
    Soon after entering Mt. Rainier National Park via the White River Entrance, pull into the Owyhigh Lakes Trail parking area. From the parking lot, walk across Sunrise Road to the Owyhigh Lakes Trailhead to begin an exceptional hike to the summit of Tamanos Mountain.Start by hiking 3.5 miles on the...
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  • Tumwater, Washington

    Tumwater Falls Trail

    3.0
    0.8 mi / 72 ft gain
    Tumwater Falls Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Olympia, Washington.
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  • Ashford, Washington

    Hike to Upper Palisades Lake

    6.6 mi / 1200 ft gain
    Park at the Sunrise Point parking lot and find the Palisades Trail at the northeast corner of the parking lot. If you bring along a pair of binoculars, you can stop at the first overlook on the left and scan the adjacent mountain slopes for the white dots of mountain goats. Continue down the trai...
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  • Gig Harbor, Washington

    Run through Point Defiance Park

    5.0
    4.3 mi
    Point Defiance Park is the largest urban park in Pierce County and it provides a variety of amenities. Located at the very northwest tip of Tacoma, the park provides residents with a much needed retreat from the bustle of everyday life. Point Defiance Park is the place to go if you need a quick d...
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  • 33317 Southeast Green River Gorge Road, Washington

    Explore the Green River Gorge

    3.5
    The Franklin Ghost Town trailhead is just a large muddy lot, surrounded by no trespassing signs. When you pull in you will see signs for a $5 day use fee, just fill out the form and drop it in the box. There are two trails that leave the lot, one heads down to the river and is probably a mile rou...
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  • Black Diamond, Washington

    Hike Franklin Ghost Town

    Visited here in August and the water was possibly the coldest I've ever swam in. A great half-day trip as the hikes are easy and the spots are quick to get to. The falls are located just to side of the road with a couple of different places to park. There's a $5 or $10 entrance/parking fee. A gre...
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  • Packwood, Washington

    Hike and Fish the Tatoosh Lakes

    7 mi
    Located just south of Mountain Rainier National Park, Tatoosh Lakes and Tatoosh Wilderness area are a great hiking destination to find scenic views, wildflowers, wildlife, and two beautiful alpine lakes.Tatoosh Trail #161 does not waste any time getting down to business as it ascends almost 3000 ...
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  • Enumclaw, Washington

    Catch the Sunset at Suntop Lookout

    5.0
    Catching a beautiful sunset has never been so easy. This lookout tower is accessible by vehicle. The road is fairly smooth too. No car would have any trouble getting up to the top.  The last gate before the lookout tower/peak is about a mile down. The gate does close at 8pm but is ran by voluntee...
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  • Packwood, Washington

    Canyoneering Olallie Creek, Mt. Rainier

    2.5 mi / 700 ft gain
    Disclaimer: Canyoneering is a dangerous and technical activity. Don’t enter any canyon without the skills to match it, or the knowledge to navigate it. Be sure to check the flow of Olallie creek to ensure that it's safe. In an area where canyoneering isn’t hugely popular, here lies a canyon that ...
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  • Randle, Washington

    Trail Run to Silver Falls

    5.0
    2.4 mi / 200 ft gain
    This is a trail that could easily be done by your older family members but also could be a nice trail run or quick hike for you. The trail starts from Loop B in the Ohanapecosh Campground and after a quick section, you will be walking over the hot springs in the area. They ask that you stay off t...
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  • Packwood, Washington

    Hike the Grove of the Patriarchs

    3.0
    1.5 mi
    This trail is an easy trail to hike to the end and back. With very little to no elevation gain, some comfy shoes is all you need. There is a great opportunity near the start of the trail to walk down onto the beach and get right next to the river. Shortly after that there is a suspension bridge t...
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  • Enumclaw, Washington

    Crystal Peak Trail

    7.49 mi / 2966 ft gain
    Make sure you are going out on a clear day to catch the best views of the mountains, and bring your camera! From the summit, it’s possible to see six volcanoes spanning two states. Baker, Glacier, Adams, Rainier, St. Helens and Hood wait patiently for you to climb the more-than-moderately steep p...
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