Gobblers Knob

A 10 mile hike with 1,100 feet of elevation gain to a fire lookout on the west side of Mount Rainier National Park. The trail, mostly in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, passes by Lake Christine and Goat Lake before ascending to the knobby summit in Mount Rainier National Park. Extend your trip by descending to Lake George.

getting there

Drive east on SR 7 (National Park Highway), continuing east when it becomes SR 706. Turn left (north) onto Forest Road 59 (Copper Creek Road) shortly before the Mount Rainier National Park entrance. In 3.4 miles stay on Forest Road 59 by taking the left fork. In 1.5 miles turn right onto Forest Road 5920. Continue 2.4 miles to the Lake Christine trailhead (4,400 ft).

notes

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft
  • 5,485 ft
Map
  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269
  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
Activities

Upcoming Activities



Day Hike - Lake George

Day Hiking Trip
Visit a beautiful alpine lake nestled in the southwest corner of Mt. Rainier National Park.
Difficulty: Moderate
Mon, Aug 19, 2019
No Prerequisites
9 participants
Registration closed Aug 17
Tacoma Branch

Day Hike - Gobblers Knob

Day Hiking Trip
PREFERENCE TO OLYMPIA BRANCH CONDITIONING HIKING SERIES PARTICIPANTS. Trip may open to general membership at
Difficulty: Strenuous
Sun, Sep 8, 2019
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
2 participants 0 leaders
Registration opens Sep 3
Olympia Branch

Day Hike - Gobblers Knob

Day Hiking Trip
A day hike to check out Gobblers Knob Lookout which was built in 1933. Depending
Difficulty: Strenuous
Sat, Sep 14, 2019
No Prerequisites
5 participants
Registration closes Sep 11
Tacoma Branch

Day Hike - Gobblers Knob

Day Hiking Trip
PREFERENCE TO OLYMPIA BRANCH CONDITIONING HIKING SERIES PARTICIPANTS. Trip may open to general membership at
Difficulty: Strenuous
Sat, Sep 28, 2019
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
6 participants 0 leaders
Registration opens Sep 23
Olympia Branch
Trip Reports
Titles

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  • Lake George
  • Gobblers Knob & Lake George
  • Mount Beljica
  • Mount Beljica & Gobblers Knob
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