Gobblers Knob


Day Hike - Gobblers Knob

Hike past pleasant Lake George to a fire lookout.

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  • Strenuous
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,100 ft

Meet 10:00 am at the parking area at the end of the West Side Road in Mount Rainier National Park.

This route is a bit longer, but more gradual, partially on the remains of the closed part of the West Side Road.  Great views of Mount Rainier on the way.


Gobblers Knob

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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