Owyhigh Lakes

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Day Hike - Owyhigh Lakes

Owyhigh Lakes boast of gorgeous views of Governors Ridge and the Cowlitz Chimneys.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,650 ft

Meet at 5:30 am at southwest corner of Ash Way P&R.

There is a possibility of this becoming a key exchange hike. This is a slow hike but rated moderate. If you cannot hike slow, you might be happier on another hike.

Route/Place

Owyhigh Lakes



  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park
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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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