Best Trails Near Greenwater WA

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 longest trail in Greenwater is Cascade Triple Crown (Seattle's Best Mountain Bike Iron Man) a well-known trail measuring 50.3 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Summerland Trail, Huckleberry Ridge and Greenwater Lakes Trail. Trails.com member John H. recently completed Owyhigh Lakes Trail.

More information on the best trails in Greenwater can be found below.
  • Skookum Flats

    4 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 effort in the technical skills department. Rolling ...
    •  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 ...

  • Burroughs Mountain Trail

    4 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    This route offers more than just wonderful wildlife viewing. The trail atop Burroughs Mountain provides hikers outstanding views of the northeast face of Mount Rainier. Little Tahoma can be seen ...
    •  7.4 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • Summerland Trail

    3 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 trailhead, the trail climbs gradually to moderately ...
    •  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 ...

  • Owyhigh Lakes Trail

    3 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    The local wildlife love the Owyhigh Lakes. This pair of shallow forest lakes provides good water, lots of forage in the shoreline meadows, and wonderful cover in the forests that press in around ...
    •  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 ...

  • Skookum Flats

    3 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 the woods. But just a few pedal strokes into ...
    •  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 ...

  • Crystal Lakes Trail

    3 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 possibly even a black bear. The latter is especially ...
    •  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 ...

  • Fremont Lookout Trail

    3 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 with other Sunrise-area destinations for a full ...
    •  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 ...

  • Crystal Mountain Loop

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 ski resorts, this ride features an extremely ...
    •  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 ...

  • Sheep Lake Trail

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 was proud that her 3-year-old had walked three-quarters ...
    •  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 ...

  • Palisades Lakes Trail

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 leads all the way to the water’s edge. Striated ...
    •  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, ...

  • Crystal Lakes Trail

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    A steep climb to two beautiful mountain lakes tucked away in meadows abounding with glacier lilies beneath an impressive ridge. This steep hike climbs through serene forest into flower-filled ...
    •  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 ...

  • Burroughs Mountain Trail

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 lower paths to crevasses and around the corner to ...
    •  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 ...

  • Ranger Creek

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 the “ideal ”ride, this course includes a couple of ...
    •  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 ...

  • Mount Fremont Lookout Trail

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 of Mount Rainier, Skyscraper Mountain, Grand Park, ...
    •  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 ...

  • Burroughs Mountain Trail

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 Mountain uphill with no switchbacks. The ...
    •  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. ...

  • Glacier Basin Trail

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    Your time is running out. Without radical changes in global practices, glaciers could disappear entirely in the Lower 48 states, and the ice rivers on Mount Rainier are already in full retreat. ...
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • Tipsoo Lake – Naches Peak Loop Trail

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 flat—it rolls up and down but has no ridiculously ...
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • Dalles Ridge Loop

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 3.5 miles of steep climbing). Your stay on Dalles ...
    •  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 ...

  • Greenwater Lakes Trail

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    A magnificent old-growth forested trail leads families past waterfalls along the Greenwater River up to two small lakes where children can safely play. This hike has scenic attractions at any ...
    •  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 ...

  • Huckleberry Ridge

    2 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 the weather cooperates. The main road runs ...
    •  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, ...

  • Naches Peak Loop Trail

    1 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 will be inspired by the magnificence of the views. ...
    •  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 ...

  • Sun Top

    1 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 climbing, spectacular views of Mount Rainier ...
    •  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. ...

  • Ranger Creek

    1 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    Ranger Creek is simply da-bomb. A relentless no-rest-for-the-weary ascent; porcelain-smooth, supermodel-slim singletrack cut into savagely steep fall lines; intimate views of Mount Rainier; vicious ...
    •  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 ...

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

    1 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 trails, climbs three separate peaks (11,000 ...
    •  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. ...

  • Panhandle Gap Trail

    1 Reviews

    Greenwater, WA

    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 worth the effort. This section of the Wonderland ...
    •  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 ...