Laughingwater Creek-Three Lakes

Laughingwater Creek-Three Lakes is a strenuous, 12 mile in-and-out day hike with 2,800 ft in elevation gain. The trail goes above the creek through old-growth forests to some secluded lakes.

A forest hike to Three Lakes and the Ranger cabin nearby. Elk are common here in the fall.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length: 14.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft
  • 4,880 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
  • USGS Bumping Lake
  • USGS Mt Rainier East
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