Wonderland Trail: Longmire, Reflection Lakes & Box Canyon


Day Hike - Wonderland Trail: Longmire to Narada Falls

A waterfall lover's dream hike! We'll pass Carter, Madcap and Narada Falls on our way to and from the Paradise Inn, with most of our route along the famed Wonderland Trail.

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
  • Mileage: 12.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,700 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,400 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. 


Wonderland Trail: Longmire, Reflection Lakes & Box Canyon

  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270
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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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