Eastside Trail (Mount Rainier)


Day Hike - Eastside Trail (Mount Rainier)

Basic Wilderness Travel hike on the east side of Mt. Rainier

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft

South Renton / Grady Way Park & Ride @ 7:00 a.m.

Basic Wilderness Travel hike.  BWT participants get first crack at signing up, June 7-25. If the trip is not filled then sign up will be open to all from 6/25-7/2.

The eastside trail follows the Ohanepecosh river through the woods, past waterfalls and a grove of 1,000 year old trees.  Experience a quiet, uncrowded part of the park. 


Eastside Trail (Mount Rainier)

  • Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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