Gobblers Knob


Day Hike - Gobblers Knob

A hike to a fire lookout within Mount Rainier National Park, from the end of the West Side Road.

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  • Sun, Sep 25, 2016
  • Seattle Singles Activities Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Adults
  • Strenuous, Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft

Meet at parking area at the end of the drivable part of the West Side Road in Mount Rainier National Park, from the Nisqually entrance.  9:30.

Note:  This version of the Gobblers Knob hike is entirely within the national park.  Part of the hike involves walking on the closed portion of the West Side Road.


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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