Day Hike - Narada Falls & Reflection Lakes Loop


Day Hike - Narada Falls & Reflection Lakes Loop

Hike begins at Narada Falls then slightly downhill for about .3 miles to join the Wonderland Trail. At 1.4 miles cross the Stevens Canyon Road and walk along the lake with Mount Rainier in the background. Hike up the east side of the lake, .7 miles to Faraway Rock, expansive views and a good lunch spot. Continue west for about 1.5 miles to join the trail down the Paradise River back to Narada Falls.

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  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,150 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,400 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

We will meet at the South Hill Park and Ride near the South Hill Mall in Puyallup at 7:00 am, to form carpools to the trailhead.  We should be at the trailhead about 9:00 am.  There are restrooms at the trailhead!  


Narada Falls & Reflection Lakes Loop

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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