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
Map
  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269
  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
Activities

Upcoming Activities

CHS 1 Hike - Indian Henry's Hunting Ground

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph)
Difficulty: Strenuous
Sat, Aug 24, 2024
No Prerequisites
8 participants 0 instructors
Registration opens Jul 17; Instructor registration open now
Seattle Branch
Douglas Berry

CHS 1 Hike - Indian Henry's Hunting Ground

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph)
Difficulty: Strenuous
Sun, Sep 8, 2024
No Prerequisites
6 participants 0 instructors
Registration opens Aug 14; Instructor registration open now
Seattle Branch
Steven Payne
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  • Indian Henry's Hunting Ground
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