Day Hike - Nisqually Vista Loop

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Day Hike - Nisqually Vista Loop

(Segment 5 of multi-day photography road trip) Nisqually Vista Trail photography hike.

  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

For those just joining this trip, meet at the flagpole outside the Paradise Visitor Center at 2pm.

For those already on the multi-day trip, we'll depart Maryhill State Park no later than 7am.

PLEASE DON'T REGISTER UNTIL YOU HAVE REVIEWED THE NOTES BELOW, YOU ARE SURE YOU ARE AVAILABLE AND THE MEETING TIME AND LOCATION WORK FOR YOU.

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DAY 8

We'll leave camp by 7am and drive to the Cougar Rock Campground and set up camp; along the way, we’ll stop at some spots to take photos; should arrive around noon or so.

We can have lunch at the Tatoosh Cafe inside the Paradise Inn.

At 2pm, we’ll meet others at the flagpole and take a photo hike on the Nisqually Vista Trail, spending about two hours.

Dinner on your own.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Campsites fill up quickly, so you need to book your site ASAP.

Cougar Rock Camping Reservations - I'm in site C030.

Route/Place

Paradise (summer)



  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269S

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    USGS Mt Rainier East
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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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