Mud Mountain Dam Trails


Day Hike - Mud Mountain Dam Trails

Hike eight miles round trip on a scenic forest trail with minimal elevation gain from Mud Mountain Dam parking lot along the rim of the White River canyon to a viewpoint overlooking the canyon where we have lunch before returning via the same route.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft

Meet at 9 AM at the Enumclaw Ranger Station on SR 410.

This hike features a park bench overlooking the canyon at the halfway point.  Excellent, clean restrooms are at both the meeting place and the trailhead parking lot.  A stroll to a viewpoint overlooking Mud Mountain Dam is an option at the end of the hike.  No parking permit is required at either the meeting place or the trailhead.


Mud Mountain Dam Trails

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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