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This short trail passes through old growth forest typical of the park.


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0.3

Miles

0.5

KM

Loop

2,549' 777 m

High

2,465' 751 m

Low

80' 24 m

Up

84' 26 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

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Family Friendly An old growth forest loop that the whole family will enjoy in the Longmire area of Mount Rainier National Park.

Description

Follow this short, easy route through old growth forest as it loops up, then down the eastern slopes of Rampart Ridge. This is a great interpretive trail that showcases the amazing old growth forest. Note the "twins" as you round the loop.

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Tom Robson

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  4.6 from 5 votes

#2

in Longmire

#7351

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#2

in Longmire

#307

in Washington

#7,351

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Twin firs
Apr 12, 2023 near Eatonville, WA
Twin firs
Apr 12, 2023 near Eatonville, WA
Started to snow as soon we entered the trail. Road was closed until Longmire.
Apr 12, 2023 near Eatonville, WA
Twin Firs
Apr 12, 2023 near Eatonville, WA
Twin firs
Apr 12, 2023 near Eatonville, WA
Twin Firs
Apr 12, 2023 near Eatonville, WA

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Jun 24, 2022
Mike Welch
Beautiful, quick loop. Interesting to see different types of trees growing together. 0.5mi — 0h 27m
Jun 28, 2021
Stephanie Cairney
Oct 18, 2019
Catherine Kirby
Jun 22, 2019
Krystle Street
Oct 16, 2018
Rob Higbie
The land of giants! Layers of growth and decay. Nurses and snags. This hike has it all. Don’t miss it!
Oct 16, 2018
Sophie Higbie
Great 0.3mi
Aug 5, 2017
Christine Smith
A group favorite!
Jul 30, 2017
Chris Allen