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Address: Mount Rainier National Park, WA
Activities: Hiking
Description: A 3.6-mile trail offering great views of Mt. Rainier.

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Great place to take visitors

The fact that Lake Tipsoo is on the (relatively) beaten path does not disqualify it from being a truly unique Northwest beauty spot and icon. It's a quick and easy destination to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Redmond, Washington
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Redmond, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The fact that Lake Tipsoo is on the (relatively) beaten path does not disqualify it from being a truly unique Northwest beauty spot and icon. It's a quick and easy destination to bring visitors to get a glimpse of the stunning beauty of Mt. Rainier and western Washington generally. It takes your breath away.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great place to take older people and smaller kids as the terrain is easy going and the views wonderful, even the drive there is worth it.

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Yakima, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Lake Tipsoo is a nice stop on the way to Mt. Rainier. There is a trail around the lake that has a lot of wild flowers around the end of July or beginning of Aug. Across the highway is the start of a trail around Naches Peak which is a fun hike. Our family always comes here at least once... More 

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Gallipolis, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Fun drive and an excellent day trip to enjoy the mountain and great Pacific Northwest! There is a number of trails that are easily navigated so is family friendly.

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Auburn, Washington
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This has to be one of the best easy hikes in the park. I recommend going clockwise because a lot of your walking will be facing the mountain and the views are more spectacular. If you go counter-clockwise, the mountain will be at your back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

beautiful views of the mountain reflecting in the Lake. Nice flat and easy trail. Great alpine flowers.

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Seattle
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I've driven over Chinook Pass many times over the years, but yesterday was the first time I took the Tipsoo Lake-Naches Peak Loop. The hike is easy best in late summer (highway 410 closes down during winter) as snow tends to stick around up there. If you go down to Dewey Lake from the trail, it adds difficulty and another... More 

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

the walk is very nice and the view is amazing. it is a bit outside of the national park towards the forest but it is a very nice trail.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This a relatively easy hike. Three miles total and only 600 feet of elevation. You get fantastic views of Mt. Rainier as well. I have done this hike many times and love it.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

While visiting family in Yakima we decided to drive back over Chinook Pass which I have never been over before and once we got to the top we stopped at Tipsoo Lake and the views of Mt. Rainier were just stunning! A not miss drive and there are plenty of hiking trails in the area.

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

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