Snoquera Palisades


Day Hike - Snoquera Palisades

Let's do this great hike, with beautiful forests, waterfalls, and views of Rainier!

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,700 ft

There are three options:  Meet at Tibbetts P&R at 7:00 a.m.  or at the Enumclaw Ranger Station (450 Roosevelt Ave East, Enumclaw) at 7:45 a.m. for carpooling.  Or meet at the Palisades TH at 8:15 a.m.  Please let me know your preference.

Per this  WTA Palisades Hike Description, plan to hike the first 5.7 miles to the 4th viewpoint.   There is no Parking Pass required for this hike.

This is not a strenuous hike, but it's a long hike.  Please be conditioned to do this distance and amount of gain comfortably, at a steady moderate pace.

An email will be sent 2 days prior to the hike with more details.


Snoquera Palisades

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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