Packwood, WA Trails and Parks

Packwood has 124 trails in the vicinity, including 106 hiking trails and 31 for horseback riding. These trails range from 0.06 to 225 miles in length. The most popular trails are Goats Rocks Circuit (Backpacking), Nannie Ridge/Sheep Lake and High Lakes Trail. Trails.com member Bethany E. recently completed Grove of the Patriarchs Loop Trail.
  • Grove of the Patriarchs Loop TrailView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Some of the biggest, oldest trees in the Washington Cascades stand tall in the Grove of the Patriarchs. These silent old men of moss tower overhead, ...

  • Johnson Peak - Lily Basin TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    The worst part of this moderate climb is knocked off in the first few miles. After that, the trail rambles along a beautiful, rugged ridge to ...

  • Bear Creek MountainView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    •  4 hours
    •  7.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Start at a high trailhead on the dry east side of the Goat Rocks Wilderness and hike 7.2 miles out-and-back to this rocky peak with sweeping ...

  • Tatoosh Ridge / Tatoosh LakesView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    •  4 hours
    •  7.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This 7.8-mile out-and-back hike climbs to a high meadow and two lakes in the heart of the Tatoosh Wilderness just south of Mount Rainier National ...

  • Skyline TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  About 3 to 4 hours
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Quite possibly the most popular hike in Mount Rainier National Park, the Skyline Trail is very well maintained and partly paved, and provides ...

  • Silver Falls Loop TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    The Ohanapecosh River may be the most picturesque stream in the park, with its crystal-clear waters, moss-laden banks, and tall forests above. ...

  • Silver Falls at Mount Rainier TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Many rivers in Mount Rainier National Park come from its glaciers. Children can learn that most are milky from the dirt the ice plucks from its ...

  • Silver FallsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  About 1.5 to 2 hours
    •  2.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This beautiful, wooded day hike takes you to spectacular Silver Falls. Silver Falls opens early in the year due to its low elevation, and ...

  • Nannie Ridge/Sheep LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    •  7 hours (day hike or backpacking trip)
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail begins near the eastern end of the campground. The Nannie Ridge Trail (No. 98) climbs north through dense pine forests for more than ...

  • White Pass Cross-Country Touring CenterView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Cross-Country Skiing  
    •  3+ hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Skimming the edges of the William O. Douglas Wilderness and the Goat Rocks Wilderness, the trails of the White Pass Cross-Country Touring Center ...

  • Grove of the Patriarchs TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The tremendous trees are bound to impress children—and grandparents too—with their size, age, and venerable beauty. There are interpretive signs ...

  • Nannie Ridge Trail & Nannie PeakView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike from the deep forests at the trailhead to the alpine crest of Nannie Ridge and visit an abandoned lookout site with a magnificent view of ...

  • Snowgrass Flat TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  8.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail climbs through some of the most spectacular wildflower meadows in the state, and presents some of the most wonderful views a hiker ...

  • Mosquito Lake - Three Peaks TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Don’t let the name scare you: This is a fine trail with only a few bugs, at least compared to some of the other routes in the South Cascades. ...

  • Packwood LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    •  7 hours or 2 days
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    This lake is a popular summer destination for family campers, and it is even more impressive when visited in winter. The large lake is just outside ...

  • Silver Falls TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  2.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This short, beautiful day hike takes you to spectacular Silver Falls. Silver Falls opens early in the year due to its low elevation, and visitors ...

  • Bluff Lake TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Swim or fish in a forest lake high in the Goat Rocks Wilderness. Since the bottom is muddy, there is no chance for wading, and small children ...

  • Goat Ridge to Hawkeye PointView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  12.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Captivating views line most of the route as you hike toward the apex of Goat Ridge, at Hawkeye Point. Mountain goats will likely be in view from ...

  • Packwood Saddle Loop from Packwood LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    •  2 to 4-day backpack
    •  26.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike the lightly used Upper Lake Creek Trail up a heavily forested valley and then climb to Packwood Saddle high on Coyote Ridge. From Packwood ...

  • Clear Fork - Lily Lake TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Paralleling the beautiful Clear Fork of the Cowlitz River, this trail is flat and smooth, making it a wonderful hiking adventure for families ...

  • Glacier Lake TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Trek up the heavily timbered canyon to one of the lower-elevation lakes in Goat Rocks Wilderness. Because of its relatively low elevation, this ...

  • Packwood Lake TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the largest woodland lakes in the South Cascades is an easy stroll on a smooth, wide, and gentle trail. Camping, boating, and fishing ...

  • Foggy Flat (Mount Adams)View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    •  6 - 7 hours
    •  13.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This 13.4-mile out-and-back day hike or backpack in the Mount Adams Wilderness leads from peaceful forests and lava flows to the fields of wildflowers ...

  • Cowlitz RiverView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The beauty in the first mile and a half of this trip captivates boaters as they pass between towering rock walls and under the branches of virgin ...

  • High Lakes TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Packwood, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  About 1.5 to 2 hours
    •  2.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This short loop around Reflection Lakes offers a great view of the Tatoosh Range. This is an easy day hike that explores the area around Reflection ...