Van Trump Park


Day Hike - Van Trump Park & Mildred Point

Longmire to Van Trump Park, with possible side trips to Mildred Point and Comet Falls depending on the conditions and the group's abilities.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,850 ft
  • Pace: 1.75-2.25 mph

Longmire parking lot near Wilderness Information Center/Wonderland Trail trailhead at 8:00 a.m. Leader will provide driving directions from Olympia. Road is paved all the way. No carpooling except by members of same household. Drivers will require a National Parks Pass. 

IMPORTANT NOTES: Participants on this dayhike will be subject to strict adherence to social distancing and mask requirements. Leader will communicate specifics to the participants in advance. Please review the club's complete COVID-19 guidance. If you object to any of the requirements, please refrain from registering so that others can.

Leader will be lodging in the area for the weekend and will likely not have access to phone or internet. 


Van Trump Park

  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    USGS Mt Rainier West

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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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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