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Eastside Loop

Mount Rainier Area

Location

Mount Rainier Area -- NE - Sunrise/White River
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Length

36.0 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 7430 ft.
Highest Point: 6800 ft.

Rating

5.00 out of 5

 
 

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

National Park Pass
Road Closed 11.9.21: The highway to this trailhead is closed for the winter season. It will reopen in the spring when the snow can be cleared.
 
 

Peaceful meadows, serene lakes and views of the rugged Cowlitz Chimneys are treats for the eyes on this multiday trek.

Start on the Owyhigh Trail, passing Barrier and Buell Peaks to meet up with the Eastside Trail. Turn south and begin passing so many waterfalls, you’ll be glad you brought extra camera batteries.

At Stevens Canyon, turn north through huckleberry-laden forest along the Cowlitz Divide until you meet with the Wonderland. Head north where Indian Bar and Summerland will take your breath away with meadowy beauty.

 

Eastside Loop

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 46.8907, -121.5968 Open map in new window

Trailhead

Mount Rainier Area -- NE - Sunrise/White River

Mount Rainier National Park

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Getting There

From Enumclaw, follow along SR 410 about 40 miles until you reach the fork with White River Rd/Sunrise Park Rd. Stick slightly right and follow the road some 2.5 miles to a parking around on the right and the Owyhigh Lakes trailhead.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

National Park Pass
Road Closed 11.9.21: The highway to this trailhead is closed for the winter season. It will reopen in the spring when the snow can be cleared.
 

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