Grand Park (Mount Rainier)


Day Hike - Grand Park (Mount Rainier)

Classic wildflower hike on the northern flank of Mt. Rainier.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft

Charlies cafe  (1335 Roosevelt Ave E, Enumclaw, WA 98022) at 8:30 a.m., restaurant is right along Hwy 410 at the east end of town.  Driving time from downtown Seattle is approx. 1 hour/43 miles.

BWS course hiker's sign-up only thru 7/5. Sign-up open to all club hiker's 7/6-7/9 for remaining spaces on roster.  We will carpool from the meeting place to the trailhead.  No toilet at trailhead.  Access is via FS road 73, which is gravel and reported to be in good shape for regular vehicles.


Grand Park (Mount Rainier)

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    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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