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Address: , Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Activities: Walking
Description: A 1.3-mile walking trail.

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Nice little hike with a cool bridge

A beautiful short hike in the middle of lots of tall trees. The suspension bridge is cool; one person at a time! There a few places where you can get down to the river to play... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Irvine, California
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Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A beautiful short hike in the middle of lots of tall trees. The suspension bridge is cool; one person at a time! There a few places where you can get down to the river to play in the water too. Perfect hike with little kids!

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Albany, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

About 1.5 mile hike, over suspension bridge, onto island with 1,000 year old trees which are enormous. Beautiful, extremely clear mountain water! Totally recommend!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

When visiting Mt. Rainier National Park, this is a must do and see. It is a short hike, a little over a mile and takes you along the river to a loop of amazing 1000 year old trees. We were there in mid October, and the fall colors added to the beauty of the walk. You do cross a suspension... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 518 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

If you like trees, especially big trees, this is perhaps the best short hike in Rainier National Park. An easy 1-mile round trip hike, well maintained trail takes you through massive standing and fallen Douglas fir, silver fir, cedar, and alder. Fall colors just starting when we were there, adding even more beauty! A small hanging suspension bridge crosses a... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

WOW! We simply loved that walk.... looking at trees over 1,000 years old was simply amazing. We will do that trail again.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Huge massive beautiful trees abound on this well-used trail. Any footwear will do. If you have balance or vertigo issues the suspension bridge may not be for you. Take your camera! Serenity abounds.

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Yakima, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Huge, beautiful trees abound on this well-used trail. Any footwear or fitness level will do. Take your camera! Serenity with easy access.

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Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We hiked this trail on a foggy day and were really impressed with this old growth forest. It was a beautiful hike, quiet. The trees were too huge to photograph. I tried to have people in my pictures for a sense of scale.

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Silverton, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

It is worthwhile to take the trail to the Grove of the Patriarchs. It is only a mile, and is mostly level. Even though it was raining when we did the hike, we barely got wet due to the size of the trees. Quite impressive.

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St. Cloud, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

What a wonderful stop right after you enter through Stevens Canyon entrance. Huge trees, wonderful trail, easy to navigate. Fun sway bridge to walk over and explore some more. Only one person on bridge at a time though. Beautiful, you don't want to miss this!

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