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Chinook pass

Went up to the top of Chinook pass with family and friends. Great views and the kids loved it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mdgardunio
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South Prairie, Washington
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Traveled to Seattle for a wedding. Friends took us to the Naches Peak Loop. For me, was the best... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
michiganbeekeeper
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Michigan
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A 3.6-mile trail offering great views of Mt. Rainier.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went up to the top of Chinook pass with family and friends. Great views and the kids loved it. Beautiful.

Thank mdgardunio
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Traveled to Seattle for a wedding. Friends took us to the Naches Peak Loop. For me, was the best scenery of the whole trip (Seattle, Yakima, Portland). Gorgeous fall color on the huckleberry bushes (red), green pines, blue skies, reflective lakes, and Mt. Rainier. We...More

Thank michiganbeekeeper
Reviewed 8 September 2018

There is a large parking area with an outhouse, and folks also park on the street going to Chinook Pass. Beautiful Lake Loop, you even get to see "thru-hikers" doing the PCT.

Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed 8 September 2018

My first day of mountain hiking in my life! This was listed as easy, but there are some seriously steep parts and my step counter says it's also longer than the listed four-ish miles. We took our time, enjoyed the four bodies of water---I'd say...More

Thank sheilahansel
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This was listed as an "easy" hike but let me warn you there are some steep sections - not where you need to scramble on all fours, but you might need to take a break if you're not in great shape. Heed the suggestion to...More

2  Thank rachelsnackmaster
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We visited in August and we enjoyed the meadows full of wild flowers. The loop has great views of Mount Rainier. There are alpine lakes along the trail. It is not a difficult trail and even 7-9 year old children in our group had a...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Stunning walk. We did it with our 3 small daughters ages 10, 6, and 3. They were totally fine but they like to hike so YMMV. We were unprepared for mosquitoes (went mid-July) since the snow-melt causes lots of standing water and unusually warm weather...More

1  Thank Adriana V
Reviewed 29 July 2018

There is a large parking lot, pit toilet and some picnic tables near the parking lot. At the top of the parking lot (away from the road) is the start of several hiking trails. The Tipsoo Lake Loop is flat and goes around a small...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 28 July 2018

There is a nice walking trail around the lake. There were wildflowers and a view of Mt. Rainier. Park volunteers were available to answer questions. There were mountain goats across the road near the top of the mountain.

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This hike has been described as the quintessential wildflower hike for Mount Rainier. We recommend hiking in a clockwise direction. The wildflowers were beautiful and the views were great.

Thank ncsu83
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