Kautz Creek

Hike from Longmire in Mount Rainier National Park to Indian Henry's Hunting Ground. It's 12 miles round trip with 3,200 feet of elevation gain.

Getting There

Drive to Mount Rainier National Park, Nisqually entrance. Continue 3 miles to the trailhead on the left (north) side of the road (2,400 ft).

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft
  • 5,600 ft
  • Land Manager: Mount Rainier National Park
  • Parking Permit Required: National Park Entrance Fee
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269
  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Indian Henry's Hunting Ground

Day Hiking Trip
Challenging, usually uncrowded hike via the Kautz Creek trail. Participants must provide proof of covid-19
Difficulty: Strenuous/Very Strenuous
Sun, Aug 28, 2022
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
0 participants
Registration closes Aug 25
Olympia Branch

CHS Tacoma September Graduation Hikes - Indian Henry's Hunting Ground

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students. Trip will open for registration
Difficulty: Strenuous
Fri, Sep 9, 2022
No Prerequisites
1 participant on waitlist
Registration closes Sep 7
Tacoma Branch
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