Suntop Trail

Pierce County, Washington

Distance7.8mi
Elevation Gain5,434ft
Trailhead Elevation2,587ft
Top5,439ft
Elevation Min/Max2587/5439ft
Elevation Start/End2587/2587ft

Suntop Trail

Suntop Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Pierce County, Washington. It is 7.8 miles long and begins at 2,587 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 15.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 5,434 feet. The Suntop Trailhead parking is near the trailhead. Sun Top (elevation 5,262 feet) can be seen along the trail. There are also restrooms along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Doe Falls Trail.

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Snowshoe Routes: Washington (The Mountaineers Books)
Dan A. Nelson
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"The route to the top of Sun Top is often groomed for cross-country skiers, but snowshoers will still enjoy this trek. After all, the views are just as spectacular, and the winter landscape just as pretty, even when the trail has been leveled for skiers. Just stick to the edges of the road to avoid tromping on skiers’ tracks, and take advantage of any opportunity to climb off the road and cross open meadows for maximum snowshoeing fun."
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Trail Information

Pierce County
Nearby City
Easy
Skill Level
Skiing
Additional Use
Mount Baker—Snoqualmie National Forest, Snoqualmie Ranger District, Enumclaw Office
Local Contacts
Green Trails: Greenwater No. 238
Local Maps