Carbon River Road


Day Hike - Carbon River Road

A moderate hike along the Carbon River to Ipsut Campground.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 600 ft
  • Pace: 1.75 - 2.0 mph

We'll meet at the Carbon River entrance to Mt. Rainier at 8:00 a.m.

A Mt. Rainier annual pass or day pass is needed for parking. 

This is a moderate hike along the Carbon River through beautiful old growth forest.   We'll hike up to Ipsut Campground for lunch. 

More details to follow when registration closes.


Carbon River Road

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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