Dead Horse Creek

Packwood, Washington 98361

Dead Horse Creek

Dead Horse Creek Professional Review and Guide

"This short spur trail connects with the Skyline Trail and has great views of the Tatoosh Range, Mount Rainier, and the Nisqually Glacier.

If you want to hike the Skyline Trail but would prefer a shorter, more gradual ascent, consider the Dead Horse Creek Trail as an alternative. In August, wildflowers, including lupine and Lewis monkeyflower, line your path. Please preserve these flowers by staying on designated trails."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
600 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
About 1 to 2 hours
July through Sept
Views, Wildflowers
Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center at Paradise, (360) 569-6571
Local Contacts
USGS Mount Rainier East; Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018