Summit Lake


Day Hike - Summit Lake

Hike to a mountain lake with a nice view of Mount Rainier.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft

Meeting time is 7:00am at Ash Way Park & Ride (southwest corner). May set up a second meeting location for hikers that live south of Lynnwood.

Drivers will need a Northwest Forest Pass. May encounter minimal snow (trekking poles recommended). Plan on stopping for something to eat/drink on way back home.


Summit Lake

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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