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Great Hike

One of the greatest hikes I've ever done. I went in the beginning of July and there was still ice... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Karen T
Groningen, The Netherlands
Great hike, amazing View

Did this hike in late September and the weather was perfect. We got there a little later around 1... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Will T
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Mowich Lake Road, Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

One of the greatest hikes I've ever done. I went in the beginning of July and there was still ice on the way up but it was not too difficult, I made it with my regular Nike shoes, but good hiking shoes and maybe hiking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Did this hike in late September and the weather was perfect. We got there a little later around 1 or 2 o clock and there was a huge line of cars so luckily we were able to find a parking spot of someone leaving. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Will T
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The first part of the hike is through heavy woods. Clearly marked trail. About half way or so you come upon a clearing with a gorgeous crystal clear lake. The rest of the hike to the top is a bit strenuous from here. Lungs and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Let me start out by saying I'm not an avid hiker of peaks. I generally hike State Park trails in Minnesota. My husband and I visited Washington for vacation and hiked the 2.8 miles to the top of Tolmie Peak while we were there. This...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best hikes we have done and that says a lot because we hike all over the place. This is a hike for day hikers and it is off the beaten path. From Carbonado, this is a rough 50 minute drive to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

There's a good 17 miles in rough gravel and few pot holes forcing you to drive less than 30 mph. That's why it takes 2 hours from anywhere close to Seattle up to the trail head. Hiked on July 4th. There was about 20 -...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

A magnificent hike up to an old fire lookout, from which you can take in a breathtaking view of Mount Rainier with Eunice Lake in the foreground. Take the North West (Carbon River) entrance and take the unpaved road 165. This is doable in any...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the Mowich Lake part of Rainier NP having seen photos of the views from this trail. We didn't think it could be this good! The national park website provides detailed information about the trail. In general, it takes about 4 hours from Mowich...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Mighty W
13 October 2017|
Response from sm1710 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes... it’s a gravel road with some potholes so you need to take it at a reasonable pace, but was fine for our standard car (we had a Subaru Impreza rental car). It took us around an hour from where the road turns to... More