Wilkeson, WA Trails and Parks

Wilkeson has 21 trails in the vicinity, including 15 hiking trails and 5 for climbing. These trails range from 0.3 to 87.2 miles in length. The most popular trails are West Wonderland Trail, Mystic Lake Trail and Tolmie Peak Trail. Trails.com member Greg S. recently completed Carbon Glacier and Moraine Trail.
  • Carbon Glacier and Moraine TrailView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Wilkeson, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 to 5 hours
    •  8.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A moderate ascent to the foot of the Carbon Glacier, the lowest-elevation glacier in the contiguous United States, this hike travels along the ...

  • Tolmie Peak TrailView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Wilkeson, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5 to 4.5 hours
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This very popular hike travels through forest and meadow to a fire lookout atop Tolmie Peak, which offers a spectacular view of the northwestern ...

  • Wonderland TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Wilkeson, WA

    •  9- to 14-day extended backpack
    •  87.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This spectacular, nearly 90-mile loop completely encircles Mount Rainier, presenting a challenge to the ablest hiker and a comprehensive taste ...

  • Spray Falls TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Wilkeson, WA

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

    This short, relatively flat hike travels through beautiful forest to striking Spray Falls. From the top of these tall falls, water sprays out, ...

  • Paul Peak TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Wilkeson, WA

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

    This is a relatively short descent along the side of Paul Peak. The trail, one of the few that may be snow-free in May, travels through lush ...

  • Spray Park TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Wilkeson, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3.5 to 5.5 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    A short, but steep hike takes you through beautiful forest and to a subalpine meadow dotted with colorful wildflowers. The open meadows of Spray ...

  • Mystic Lake TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Wilkeson, WA

    •  2-day backpack
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    A difficult ascent to the serene waters of Mystic Lake that traverses a variety of landscapes. At first the trail takes you through a low-elevation ...

  • Green Lake and Ranger Falls TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Wilkeson, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 2.5 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    An easy hike through old-growth forest travels past the gushing waters of Ranger Falls to a small, quaint emerald-green lake in the northwestern ...

  • Sluiskin Mountain: North Slope via Windy GapView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    • Climbing  
    •  6 - 8 hours trailhead to summit
    •  16 miles
    •  Guide

    Sluiskin Mountain is a prominent rock peak rising above the parkland meadows of northern Mount Rainier National Park, just east of Windy Gap ...

  • Old Desolate: Moraine Park GullyView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    • Climbing  
    •  4 - 6 hours to summit
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    Old Desolate is a massive, rocky old mountain rising above Mystic Lake on the north side of Mount Rainier. Its slopes are uniformly barren and ...

  • Echo Rock: Southwest GullyView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    • Climbing  
    •  4 - 6 hours to summit
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Echo Rock is a craggy old dacite plug located low on Ptarmigan Ridge just east of Observation Rock. It is one of the most visible of Mount Rainier’s ...

  • Observation Rock: Flett Glacier via Echo Rock ColView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    • Climbing  
    •  4 - 6 hours trailhead to summit
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    Observation Rock is an old dacite plug on the northwest flank of Mount Rainier. Because of its commanding position at the head of Spray Park ...

  • Fay Peak: East SlopeView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    • Climbing  
    •  2 hours to summit
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Fay Peak is the attractive rocky summit visible to the southeast from Mowich Lake. It is officially the highest summit of a cluster of peaks ...

  • Mowich LakeView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    • Trail Running  
    •  6 hours
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is scenic, well maintained, and almost entirely runnable. You pass waterfalls, wildflower meadows, majestic glaciers, old-growth forests, ...

  • Carbon River Rainforest TrailView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  About 20 to 30 minutes
    •  0.3 miles
    •  Guide

    A very short and flat loop through temperate rain forest with educational signs posted throughout, this informative nature walk is perfect for ...

  • Old Mine TrailView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  About 1 hour
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    A casual walk along the permanently closed Carbon River Road leads to an extremely steep, but short ascent to the entrance to a decommissioned ...

  • Chenuis Falls TrailView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  30 minutes
    •  0.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Despite its shortness, this hike takes you through a variety of natural wonders. The hike begins by traversing the wide, pebbly riverbed of Carbon ...

  • Lake James TrailView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    •  2-day backpack
    •  16.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A long, steep climb takes you through a beautiful forest and to impressive rock formations of Yellowstone Cliffs. The trail continues over a ...

  • Mother Mountain TrailView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    •  2-day backpack
    •  16.7 miles
    •  Guide

    A strenuous loop travels through the scenic meadows of Spray and Seattle Parks and around monolithic Mother Mountain. The flower-filled meadows ...

  • Yellowstone Cliffs and Windy Gap TrailView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  5 to 8.5 hours
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    A long, steep climb takes you through a beautiful forest, by the impressive rock formations of Yellowstone Cliffs, and over a subalpine meadow ...

  • West Wonderland TrailView Trail Details

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    Wilkeson, WA

    •  4 to 6 days
    •  34.1 miles
    •  Guide

    This outstanding backpack trip covers the entire west side of the Wonderland Trail, which has been coined the “piecrust” by previous hikers. ...