Beginner Snowshoe - Reflection & Louise Lakes


Beginner Snowshoe - Reflection & Louise Lakes

Easy to moderate snowshoe from Narada Falls to Reflection Lakes and Louise Lakes. Some experience and snowshoe skills required. Please read the Leader's note before signing up.

  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 900 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 mph
Meet at 8:30 at Longmire parking lot, near the museum and restroom building. Bring tire chains as it is required by the park. If the gate does not open at 9:00, we will consider a Plan B in the Longmire area. More details to follow in emails to participants.

A likely Easy + trip to an overlook with a beautiful view, weather dependent, including two lakes just below and a great vista towards Eastern WA. Hope for good weather! Be sure to bring your wet weather gear just in case plus the usual 10 (+) essentials! FAMILIES are invited to join, youth must be 10 years or older, due to distance. Contact me ( with any questions. Leader's permission is required for younger youth.

The pace will be easy to moderate, with stops for photography as well as regular rest breaks and lunch. I plan to go as far as Louise Lake but it will depend on time, weather, trail conditions, and group consensus. Turn-around time dictated by Longmire Gate. We will be off trail by 3:30 and back at Longmire before 4 p.m.


Reflection Lakes

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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