Wonderland Trail: Longmire, Reflection Lakes & Box Canyon


Day Hike - Wonderland Trail: Longmire to Narada Falls

Hike a section of this iconic Mount Rainier trail from Longmire to Narada Falls. This section of the trail follows the Nisqually and Paradise rivers and features bother Carter Falls and Narada Falls.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,500 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 - 2.0 mph

Meet at 8:00 AM at the Longmire Trailhead.  There is a restroom at the trailhead.  An America the Beautiful Pass or daily park entry fee is required.  Remember that Mt Rainier park has gone cashless.

This is a moderate in-and-out hike on a well established trail.  The season is still early so be prepared for some trail obstacles such as snow patches, downed trees, high water and mud.  The group will maintain a brisk pace on the more level sections and slow down on the steeper sections.


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

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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