Greenwater, WA Trails and Parks

Greenwater has 94 trails in the vicinity, including 75 hiking trails and 12 for backcountry skiing & snowboarding. These trails range from 1 to 50.3 miles in length. The most popular trails are Summerland Trail, Huckleberry Ridge and Greenwater Lakes Trail. Trails.com member Patricia K. recently completed Fremont Lookout Trail.
  • Skookum FlatsView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  14.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Across the highway from Ranger Creek, this popular trail runs alongside the river in a virtual dance with the drainage that requires a lot of ...

  • Burroughs Mountain TrailView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  7.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This route offers more than just wonderful wildlife viewing. The trail atop Burroughs Mountain provides hikers outstanding views of the northeast ...

  • Summerland TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

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

    This is a moderate five-hour day hike to one of the most spectacular subalpine and alpine regions within the park. Heading south from Fryingpan ...

  • Skookum FlatsView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  11.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Listening to the river and looking up into the forest canopy above Skookum Flats gives the impression that the ride will be a tranquil roll through ...

  • Crystal Lakes TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    These beautiful lakes are nestled in a green bowl beneath high, craggy peaks. You might encounter a few elk, maybe a mountain goat or two, and ...

  • Fremont Lookout TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Mount Fremont Trail, an easy half-day hike from the popular (and spectacular) Sunrise area, is an extremely popular hike that can be combined ...

  • Crystal Mountain LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    •  4 hours
    •  14.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Of all the rides along the Cascade Range, this is the must-do course for Washington mountain bikers. Situated on one of Washington’s most popular ...

  • Sheep Lake TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    A sidehill trail offers an easy stroll through meadowland to a delightful lake surrounded on three sides by cliffs. (I talked to a mother who ...

  • Palisades Lakes TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    A sharp descent leads down into a valley with many lakes. Upper Palisades Lake is beautiful. From the direction you approach, a field of flowers ...

  • Crystal Lakes TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

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

    A steep climb to two beautiful mountain lakes tucked away in meadows abounding with glacier lilies beneath an impressive ridge. This steep hike ...

  • Burroughs Mountain TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Burroughs Mountain is so close to Mount Rainier’s gigantic north side glaciers it seems to run right into them—in fact, it looks down on their ...

  • Ranger CreekView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  23 miles
    •  Guide

    On a quest for the quintessential mountain bike ride? You just might find what you’re looking for at Ranger Creek. Combining every element of ...

  • Mount Fremont Lookout TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  5.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike makes a short ascent to a fire lookout on Mount Fremont that towers over the north side of the park. The lookout affords great views ...

  • Burroughs Mountain TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

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

    Make a gentle ascent from the Sunrise Complex to the top of a long mountain with the tundra-like terrain of alpine areas. The trail follows Burroughs ...

  • Owyhigh Lakes TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The local wildlife love the Owyhigh Lakes. This pair of shallow forest lakes provides good water, lots of forage in the shoreline meadows, and ...

  • Glacier Basin TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Your time is running out. Without radical changes in global practices, glaciers could disappear entirely in the Lower 48 states, and the ice ...

  • Tipsoo Lake – Naches Peak Loop TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    The loop trail leaving Tipsoo Lake meanders through meadows that offer some of the best views of Mount Rainier found anywhere. The route is relatively ...

  • Dalles Ridge LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  22.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a demanding 22.3-mile training ride. The loop begins with a real lip-chapper- 10 miles of steady climbing on gravel roads (including ...

  • Greenwater Lakes TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A magnificent old-growth forested trail leads families past waterfalls along the Greenwater River up to two small lakes where children can safely ...

  • Huckleberry RidgeView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    •  2.5 - 3 hours
    •  38 miles
    •  Guide

    Sun Top Lookout, built in 1932 on a 5,271-foot peak, provides an excellent view of Mt. Rainier, including Winthrop Glacier, and the Cascade Range—if ...

  • Naches Peak Loop TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A dream hike for families. Children love picking berries along the easy trail and playing in the warm, shallow pond at its highest point. Parents ...

  • Sun TopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  21.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A classic Puget Sound ride, Sun Top combines all that is right, good, and decent about mountain biking into one epic adventure. Miles of thigh-burning ...

  • Ranger CreekView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  24 miles
    •  Guide

    Ranger Creek is simply da-bomb. A relentless no-rest-for-the-weary ascent; porcelain-smooth, supermodel-slim singletrack cut into savagely steep ...

  • Cascade Triple Crown (Seattle's Best Mountain Bike Iron Man)View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    •  8 to 10 hours
    •  50.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Looking for a serious challenge? Try the Cascade Triple Crown (CTC), Puget Sound’s mountain bike version of the Iron Man. The CTC links six separate ...

  • Panhandle Gap TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    I’ll admit it: I think this is the single most spectacular day hike in the entire park. It’s also one of the toughest, but the workout is well ...