Top Adventures in Randle

  • Hike to High Rock Lookout

    High Rock Lookout is aptly named. Perched at 5,685' on a slab of rock, it has sweeping views of the valleys below, Cora Lake, and Mount Rainier. Although it is only a short 1.6 mile hike to the top, it is a steep one. You gain 1,365' to reach the ...

    3.2 miles 1365 ft gain

  • Explore Riffe Lake

    I was looking for something a little new. I wasn't quite feeling a hike, and wanted to get some new photos to edit at a new location. After staring at a map of Washington for a little while, Riffe Lake grabbed my attention. This huge lake in th...

  • Hike and Fish the Tatoosh Lakes

    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 g...

    7 miles

  • Hike Kautz Creek to Indian Henry's Hunting Ground

    Named after the Native American who lived here prior to Mt. Rainier becoming a national park, So-To-Lick's was dubbed "Indian Henry" by the postman who unfortunately did not learn his name. When heading out on this hike, keep an eye on the weather...

    11 miles 2520 ft gain

  • Snowshoe or Ski to Mt. Tahoma High Hut

    Make the 3.2 - 4.5 mile hike up groomed trails to the Mt Tahoma High Hut (4750 feet) for the perfect winter getaway. Spend the day outside sledding, skiing, snowshoeing and playing in the snow with a spectacular view of Mount Rainier, Mount Adams,...

    4.5 miles 2400 ft gain

  • Hike the Rampart Ridge Trail to Wonderland Trail Loop

    This is a wonderful loop to do that avoids some of the crowds on the flatter trails and gives you an amazing view of the mountain. Park in the Longmire parking lot where the National Park Inn and Longmire Museum are. Walk across Paradise Rd E to j...

    6 miles 1870 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to Longmire Lookout

    Starting at the Longmire Trailhead, cross the road and begin snowshoeing counter-clockwise on the Trail of Shadows.  This first 0.5 miles begins the hike as a nice warm up where you can make sure your snowshoes are adjusted properly and stop from ...

    4.1 miles 800 ft gain

  • Hike to Packwood Lake

    This is a relatively tame hike through the beautiful Gifford Pinchot National Forest, winding to the Goat Rocks Wilderness. With only 600 feet of elevation gain over 4.6 miles in, I would recommend it for hiking or trail running. Keep in mind this...

    9.2 miles 1535 ft gain

  • Hike Tatoosh Ridge from Tatoosh Trail #161

    At the trailhead kiosk be sure to get one of the provided (and required) self-serve Wilderness Permit. Starting at the trailhead begin your initial accent following the marked trail on the side of the road. In the first two 2.5 miles you will clim...

    12 miles 4100 ft gain

  • Hike to Norway Pass

    Just 96 miles south of Seattle, and 50 miles northeast of Portland, Mt. St. Helens and its wild, rugged beauty awaits you.Starting at the Norway Pass Trailhead parking lot, walk a dusty and sometimes ashy trail through recovering forest, low brush...

    4.4 miles 860 ft gain

  • Hike to Gobbler's Knob

    Entering the Park from the Southwest Entrance, bear left when you approach the forking Westside Rd. This road has been closed a few miles in due to massive rockfall. When you reach the road closure, just park along the side of the road. In Spring ...

    5 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Hike to Carter & Narada Falls

    This hike starts off with a bang! The first thing you do is walk out into a rocky riverbed and get an amazing view of Mt. Rainier. From there, you'll cross a long log bridge to get over the river and head into the woods.After 1.1 miles, you'll com...

    5.4 miles

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Randle, Washington

      Iron Creek Campground

      Overview Iron Creek Campground sits near the confluence of Iron Creek and the Cispus River. This large campground winds through a forest of old-growth Douglas firs, cedars and hemlock. Lush vegetat...

    • Randle, Washington

      North Fork Elk Group Camp

      Overview North Fork Elk Group sits alongside the Cispus River in the North Fork Campground, shaded by a dense canopy of pine, fir and cedar trees. The facility is typically open from mid-May throug...

    • Randle, Washington

      North Fork Campground (Wa)

      Overview North Fork Campground sits along the North fork of the Cispus River, shaded by a canopy of trees that include hemlock, maple and Douglas fir.This popular campground is typically open from ...

    • Randle, Washington

      Blue Lake Creek Campground

      Overview In a well-shaded location among maple trees and ferns, Blue Lake Creek Campground offers open, grassy spaces with sites that can accommodate both tents and RVs with a small brook that babb...

    • Randle, Washington

      North Fork Beaver Group Camp

      Overview North Fork Beaver Group sits alongside the Cispus River in the North Fork Campground, shaded by a dense canopy of pine, fir and cedar trees. Typically open from mid-May through late Septem...

    • Randle, Washington

      North Fork Bear Group Camp

      Overview Shaded by a dense canopy of pine, fir and cedar trees, North Fork Bear Group sits alongside the Cispus River in the North Fork Campground. Typically open from mid-May to late September, No...

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