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Gems in Southwest Washington - 27

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gem Favorite Fun with colors in the Ape Cave.

Ape Caves

(35) Amboy, WA
gem Favorite Hikers walk on the trail that leads to the Grove of the Patriarchs.

Grove of the Patriarchs

(34) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite Reflection Lake

Reflection Lakes

(32) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite Hiker looking out from Panorama Point while cresting the Skyline Trail. Mount St. Helens looms in the distance.

Panorama Point

(22) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite Looking toward the Nisqually Glacier from the Glacier Vista Trail.

Nisqually Glacier Vista

(21) Greenwater, WA
gem Favorite Bench Lake at  Mount Rainier National Park

Bench and Snow Lake

(19) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite Mt Rainier and Third Burroughs Mt

Burroughs Mountain

(12) Greenwater, WA
gem Favorite Comet Falls, Mt Rainier National Park

Comet Falls

(18) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite This mountain's scale in incomprehensible...

Sunrise Park and Emmons Vista Overlook

(20) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite Spray Falls

Spray Falls

(11) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite Narada Falls

Narada Falls

(7) Greenwater, WA
gem Favorite Panther Creek Falls from the lower platform

Panther Creek Falls

(2) Carson, WA
gem Favorite Close to the saddle, looking back toward Rainier. The mountain was hidden by clouds on this day.

Pinnacle Saddle

(2) Greenwater, WA
gem Favorite Views from Echo and Observation Rocks, with the odd mix of red pumice and black stone.

Echo and Observation Rock

(1) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite One of two guns still at Fort Columbia.

Fort Columbia

(1) Long Beach, WA
gem Favorite Christine Falls

Christine Falls

(16) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite Mt. Rainer - clearly the focus of this park...

Nisqually Glacier Vista

(9) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite Looking east from the boardwalk.

Nisqually Estuary Boardwalk

(12) DuPont, WA
gem Favorite Mount St Helens behind Silver Star

Silver Star Mountain

(6) Venersborg, WA
gem Favorite A small creek a bit uphill off trail from the Carbon River Basin

Carbon River Rainforest

(9) Buckley, WA
gem Favorite Inspiration Point in the winter

Inspiration Point

(7) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite Douglas Fir: 1293-1963

Longmire Museum

(8) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite Catherine Creek Arch

Catherine Creek Arch

(2) White S…, WA
gem Favorite Looking out of the entrance of the Fire Control Station atop Battery 247.

Battery 247

(2) Long Beach, WA
gem Favorite Almost at the top of Eagle's Peak on Black Friday 2015. Mt. Adams, Mt. St Helens, and Mt. Hood (on a clear day) are visible from this vantage (St Helens is the only one visible in the picture).

Top of Eagle Peak

(2) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite Taking the shade in Box Canyon trail.

Box Canyon

(14) Eatonville, WA
gem Favorite This is a great place to watch the salmon run.

Tumwater Falls

(4) Tumwater, WA

Recommended Routes in Southwest Washington - 61

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Favorite Mt. Rainier towards the beginning of the Skyline Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Skyline Trail

5.3 mi 8.6 km 1,493' Up 454.98 m Up 1,485' Down 452.66 m Down

Eatonville, WA
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Favorite Fields of flowers.
Difficult Difficult

Dog Mountain Trail #147

6.5 mi 10.4 km 2,802' Up 853.98 m Up 2,801' Down 853.86 m Down

Carson, WA
Explore in 3D
Favorite Mt. Rainier and Eunice Lake From Tolmie Peak Lookout Tower
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Tolmie Peak

6.1 mi 9.8 km 1,348' Up 410.88 m Up 1,348' Down 410.83 m Down

Eatonville, WA
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Favorite Looking across the Chinook Pass highway towards Sourdough Ridge
Intermediate Intermediate

Naches Peak Loop

3.6 mi 5.9 km 608' Up 185.3 m Up 612' Down 186.43 m Down

Eatonville, WA
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Favorite Reflection Lake
Difficult Difficult

Wonderland Trail

83.8 mi 134.9 km 23,428' Up 7141 m Up 23,448' Down 7146.9 m Down

Eatonville, WA
Explore in 3D
Favorite Crossing the Ohanapecosh River
Intermediate Intermediate

Silver Falls Loop

2.9 mi 4.6 km 440' Up 134.17 m Up 426' Down 129.72 m Down

Tieton, WA
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Favorite Mt. Rainier towards the beginning of the Skyline Trail.
Difficult Difficult

Camp Muir

8.8 mi 14.1 km 4,594' Up 1400.19 m Up 4,592' Down 1399.68 m Down

Eatonville, WA
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Favorite Mt Hood as seem from the open saddle north of Hamilton Mountain
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Hamilton Mountain Loop

7.1 mi 11.5 km 2,169' Up 660.96 m Up 2,167' Down 660.65 m Down

Stevenson, WA
Explore in 3D
Favorite Great Sunrise on Mt. Rainier from the approach trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Spray Park

6.5 mi 10.5 km 1,627' Up 495.85 m Up 1,623' Down 494.68 m Down

Eatonville, WA
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Southwest Washington Hiking

  • 1,831 Miles 2,946 Kilometers of Trail
  • 61 Recommended Routes
  • 27 Gems Gems
  • 221 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 344 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 175 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Southwest Washington - 678

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0.3 mi 0.5 km #1Grove of the Patriarchs
Easy Easy
Eatonville, WA
Easy Easy
Eatonville, WA 31 
2.7 mi 4.4 km #2Comet Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Eatonville, WA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Eatonville, WA 14 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #3Upper Skyline
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Eatonville, WA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Eatonville, WA 14 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #4Muir Snowfield
Difficult Difficult
Eatonville, WA
Difficult Difficult
Eatonville, WA
3.9 mi 6.2 km #5Burroughs Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Eatonville, WA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Eatonville, WA 14 
0.4 mi 0.6 km #6Lower Lewis River Falls
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Stevenson, WA
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Stevenson, WA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #7Mount Fremont Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Eatonville, WA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Eatonville, WA
4.1 mi 6.7 km #8Nannie Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Morton, WA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #9Narada Falls
Intermediate Intermediate
Eatonville, WA
Intermediate Intermediate
Eatonville, WA 15 
10.6 mi 17.1 km #10Whites Ridge Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Ahtanum, WA
Intermediate Intermediate
Ahtanum, WA

Photos of Southwest Washington - 1,009

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Looking across the Chinook Pass highway towards Sourdough Ridge
Mar 5, 2015 near Eatonville, WA
Mt. Rainier towards the beginning of the Skyline Trail.
Feb 6, 2016 near Eatonville, WA
Experience wildflower scents for days along the Tolmie Peak Trail.
Feb 3, 2017 near Buckley, WA
Mt. Rainier and Eunice Lake From Tolmie Peak Lookout Tower
Dec 30, 2018 near Buckley, WA
Mt. Rainier from a tarn on the way up to Plummer Peak Near The Pinnacle Peak Trail
Dec 30, 2018 near Greenwater, WA
Tipsoo Lake Under The Stars With Mt. Rainier
Dec 30, 2018 near Greenwater, WA
Mount Saint Helens from the Coldwater Peak ridge
Oct 16, 2019 near Morton, WA
This is from Tolmie Peak in MRNP. This fire lookout is located in the NW corner of the park and overlooks Eunice and Mowich Lake as well as Ipsut Pass and Spray Park.
Jul 23, 2023 near Buckley, WA
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