Emmons Moraine Trail

Greenwater, Washington

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A short hike up to the Emmons Moraine provides an excellent view of the Emmons Glacier, the largest glacier in the contiguous United States. This short, gradual uphill hike is great for children. Hike along the Emmons Moraine for a close-up view of the Emmons Glacier. At one time the Emmons Glacier filled the whole valley here, carving an amazingly flat and expansive section out of the earth. This short, gradual uphill hike is great for children. Hike along the Emmons Moraine for a close-up view of the Emmons Glacier. At one time the Emmons Glacier filled the whole valley here, carving an amazingly flat and expansive section out of the earth. Head west along the Glacier Basin Trail.
Hiking Mount Rainier National Park

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Hiking Mount Rainier National Park

by Heidi Schneider & Mary Skjelset (Falcon Guides)

A short hike up to the Emmons Moraine provides an excellent view of the Emmons Glacier, the largest glacier in the contiguous United States. This short, gradual uphill hike is great for children. Hike along the Emmons Moraine for a close-up view of the Emmons Glacier. At one time the Emmons Glacier filled the whole valley here, carving an amazingly flat and expansive section out of the earth.

This short, gradual uphill hike is great for children. Hike along the Emmons Moraine for a close-up view of the Emmons Glacier. At one time the Emmons Glacier filled the whole valley here, carving an amazingly flat and expansive section
out of the earth. Head west along the Glacier Basin Trail.

©  Heidi Schneider & Mary Skjelset/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Greenwater
Distance: 2.8
Elevation Gain: 960 feet
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Season: Early July to September
Trailhead Elevation: 4,400 feet
Top Elevation: 5,300 feet
Local Contacts: White River Wilderness Information Center
Local Maps: USGS Sunrise, White River; Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park; Astronaut's Vista: Mount Rainier National Park; Earthwalk Press Hiking Map and Guide
Driving Directions: Directions to Emmons Moraine Trail

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