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Address: Mount Rainier National Park, WA
Activities: Hiking, Fishing
Description: A lake within Mount Rainier National Park.

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Beautiful day hike to Spray park

This was a great place to spend a day.. They have camping near the lake and really close to parking. The trail is well maintained and today 6/27/15 the flowers were in bloom, it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Seattle, Washington

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This was a great place to spend a day.. They have camping near the lake and really close to parking. The trail is well maintained and today 6/27/15 the flowers were in bloom, it looks like we were about a week or two too late to catch the abundance of Lillie that had already shed their petals. The floral smells,... More 

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North Bend, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is a beautiful area of the Northwestern part of Mt. Rainier National Park that offers quite different views of the majestic mountain. There are great hiking trails all the way up to Tolmie Peak, lakeside walks, lots of intriguing water reflections and picnicking spots. Bit the Road doesn't open until June 19th and so the extra 4-5 miles up... More 

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Seattle
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Mowich Lake is on the north side of Mt. Rainier. It's only open in the summer and a long and dusty drive. There are several trailheads at the parking lot. Gorgeous area

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

To reach Mowich Lake, one has to drive long miles on bumpy gravel road full of pot holes and wash board. The lake itself is a great destination for families with smaller children as you can drive within walking distance. It is also a great starting point to many fantastic day hikes such as Spray Park or Tolmie Peak. In... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This was one of our camps along the Wonderland trail this summer. The sites are open and close together. Facilities are nice with hand sanitizer and access to the lake was easy. Clean lake. We saw a few families with very young babies and tots, so if you are looking for solitude this probably isn't the place. 3 out of... More 

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Graham, Washington
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

What a great hike. The drive up the gravel road is a little rough but worth it. Once at the lake take the hike out to Spray Falls. You'll be glad you did

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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

My 4 boys, husband and I went on a short day hike last weekend at Mowich Lake. The hike was beautiful and relatively easy. All of my boys enjoyed skipping rocks, finding unique driftwood, and carefully stepping over the many roots and stumps along the trail. A forest ranger recommended this lake to us a few weekends ago while we... More 

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Graham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

This is a great place to visit in the summer. Road is closed about 3 miles out in the winter. Great hike to Spray Falls.

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Enumclaw, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

It is July 2012 but there is still snow present around the lake. 55 degrees, but almost perfect hiking weather. Trail to Spray Falls is clear of snow. Perfect time to go with the various flows of water falls, streams and the flowers beginning to bud. Nature, quiet and serene, beautiful flow of water. Keep an eye on the children... More 

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Ashford, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Great place to camp and access Spray & Seattle Parks

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Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Rainier National Park

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