Ashford, WA Trails and Parks

Ashford has 91 trails in the vicinity, including 72 hiking trails and 9 for snowshoeing. These trails range from 0.3 to 93 miles in length. The most popular trails are Camp Muir Trail, Skyline Trail and High Rock Lookout Loop. Trails.com member Jeffrey H. recently completed Glacier Vista and Camp Muir.
  • Camp Muir TrailView Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    The route to Camp Muir gives hearty hikers a small taste of what alpine climbers experience. The trail stretches high up the flank of Rainier, ...

  • Skyline Trail–ParadiseView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Rainier’s Paradise Park is world famous for its ?oral shows and mountain views. “‘Where the ?owers and glaciers meet’ is aptly applied ...

  • Comet Falls and Van Trump Park TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5 to 4 hours
    •  5.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike takes you by Comet Falls and up to Van Trump Park, a series of beautiful flower-filled meadows with great views of the Tatoosh Range, ...

  • High Rock Lookout TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the few lookouts still operating in the state, High Rock offers children a rare opportunity to talk with the fire lookout operator if ...

  • Skyline TrailView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Quite possibly the most popular hike in Mount Rainier National Park, the Skyline Trail is very well maintained and partly paved, with a close-up ...

  • Comet Falls and Van Trump ParkView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Follow this 4.8-mile out-and-back day hike along a scenic stream-filled gorge to a series of spectacular waterfalls, including the 300-foot-high ...

  • Camp Muir TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  8.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a very steep hike through Paradise Snowfield up to Camp Muir, the most popular base camp used by climbers. From Camp Muir you can see ...

  • Skyline Trail Loop TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This route loops around the broad Edith Creek basin, leading through alpine flower fields, past thundering waterfalls, and over high, craggy ...

  • Rampart Ridge Loop TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This is the perfect early-season hiking adventure. The loop route keeps you exploring new trail from start to finish, and there’s a lot to explore ...

  • Copper Creek HutView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  5 hours or 2 days
    •  8.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Copper Creek Hut lacks the expansive views of some of the other huts in the Mount Tahoma Trails Association system, but it is an ideal ...

  • Snow Lake TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Another Snow Lake? A permanent snow patch may give this one the best right to the name. This child-delighting lake in Mount Rainier National ...

  • Dead Horse Creek TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  2.3 miles
    •  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 ...

  • Pinnacle Peak Saddle TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 to 1.5 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This short climb up to the saddle between Pinnacle and Plummer Peaks offers great views of Mount Rainier along the trail and from the saddle. ...

  • Eagle Peak TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is threatened by lack of use as well as perpetual flooding of the Nisqually River. The flooding doesn’t affect the trail itself, but ...

  • Mount RainierView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Climbing  
    •  Times vary by chosen route
    •  Guide

    Mount Rainier is arguably the King of the Cascade volcanoes. Certainly, the other peaks have their charms, but Rainier stands supreme in the ...

  • Mount BeljicaView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Too many people think you have to be in the park to enjoy Mount Rainier. That’s good for dog hikers, as it leaves trails around the border of ...

  • Mount Beljica TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Too many people think you have to be in the national park to enjoy Mount Rainier. This quaint trail dispels that myth quite effectively. It ambles ...

  • Indian Henrys Hunting Ground TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  12.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Indian Henrys Hunting Ground is one of those place names given by someone with no creativity. That is, this area was actually the favorite hunting ...

  • Nisqually Vista Loop TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This short trail loops through wildflower meadows and offers grand views down onto one of the park's largest glaciers—the Nisqually. Unfortunately, ...

  • Bertha May and Granite Lakes TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Three woodland lakes along a short forest trail are good choices for Scout groups or families with young and inexperienced hikers. Children can ...

  • Glacier View–Mount BeljicaView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4.2-4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike to one or two panorama-providing promontories located within a tiny wilderness on the western periphery of Mount Rainier National Park. ...

  • Faraway Rock TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike offers a magnificent view of the Tatoosh Range in one direction and Mount Rainier in the other. However, while children will be impressed ...

  • Gobbler's Knob TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  5 to 8 hours
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    The hike to Gobbler’s Knob passes the clear waters of Lake George and ascends to a peak with panoramic views of Mount St. Helens, the Goat Rocks, ...

  • Emerald Ridge TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    •  2-day backpack
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    Befittingly, Emerald Ridge boasts deep-green meadows, yet this precious gem also houses subalpine wildflowers and hoary marmots. The ridge offers ...

  • Alta Vista and Panorama Point TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Ashford, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Take your pick. Walk a short but steep paved trail to Alta Vista overlooking Paradise Valley. Or continue on a steep rugged trail to Panorama ...