Wonderland Trail: Carbon River to Mystic Lake

A strenuous, 15.6 mile in-and-out day hike with 3,650 ft in elevation gain. The trail starts out gradually along the Carbon River riverbed, before becoming very steep leading up to Mystic Lake.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Very Strenuous
  • Length: 15.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,650 ft
  • 6,000 ft
  • Land Manager: Mount Rainier National Park
  • Parking Permit Required: National Park Entrance Fee
  • Default Party Size: 8
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • USGS Mt Rainier West
  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269
  • Red Marker
    46.976603, -121.832099
    46.9766025262 -121.832098962
  • Red Marker
    46.912744, -121.753743
    46.9127442375 -121.753742694

Upcoming Activities

CHS 2 Hike - Wonderland Trail: Carbon River to Mystic Lake

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
Sunrise to Mystic Lake. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph).
Difficulty: Very Strenuous
Sat, Jul 28, 2018
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Registration opens Jun 20
Seattle Branch
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