Stevens Canyon (Mount Rainier)

A day hike on a short section of the Wonderland Trail in Stevens Canyon on the southeast side of Mount Rainier. Enjoy the many waterfalls along the trail. It's an easy hike at 7 mi and 700 ft of elevation gain.

on the trail

The trail starts at Box Canyon on the south side of the Stevens Canyon road.  Descend through forest to the first waterfall in Stevens Canyon and the Wonderland Trail.  Turn right and continue up the canyon, passing Maple Falls and Sylvia Falls. Turn around at Martha Falls, where Unicorn Creek crosses the trail.  If you continue past this point you will intersect with the Stevens Canyon road just below Bench Lake.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: June, July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 700 ft
  • 3,750 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
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