Grand Park (Mount Rainier)


Day Hike - Grand Park (Mount Rainier)

Let's go check on the flowers at Grand Park and see how they are doing. Great mountain views too. Possible dip in Lake Eleanor if it's warm enough.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

0730 at the junction of 410 and FS 73. Directions will be provided.

Lake Eleanor approach to Grand Park. Given the late June heat wave, combined with extra high snow levels from the winter, it's hard to say what the bloom status may be on this date.  Possible dip in Lake  Eleanor on the way out if it's hot enough.  Carpooling is encouraged if you are vaccinated.

Goals for the trip:

1. Be safe.

2. Have fun.

3. Make it to Grand Park.

4. Swim in Lake Eleanor

Expectations for participants:

1. Be in reasonably good shape.

2. Be prepared (10 essentials).

3. Participate in group decision-making.


Grand Park (Mount Rainier)

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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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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