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Wonderland Trail

Address: Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking, Backpacking
Owner description: A 94-mile trail which goes around Mount Rainier.
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Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking, Backpacking
Owner description: A 94-mile trail which goes around Mount Rainier.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We conquered the Wonderland Trail in 11 days, cut it one day short than planned and walked 20 miles the last day, other than that we averaged 9ish miles per day. The camps we slept at were very well kept with flat spots for your tent and toilets, The trail is well marked with signs at every camp, footbridges and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My wife and I do a 1-2 week backpacking trip about every other year. We just completed the Wonderland Trail in 10 days and it is now my favorite for the U.S. It has everything. Waterfalls, wildlife, glaciers, great mountain views, and wild flowers. Plus, the place is carpeted with berries (especially blueberries) in a lot of areas and you... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It was intriguing when we read it is a 93-mile trail looping around Mt. Rainier. We covered only a part of it near Sunrise Point. It was really beautiful and surely Wonderlandish! :)

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Graham, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Take 10 days away from the world and spend it in peace. This 97 mile trail goes around the base of Mt. Rainier and will bring you back to your center.

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phillipsburg, nj
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The trail has its parts that are tough but it is worth it. We did not camp here so of course we did not do the whole trail but it was worth doing the 10 miles that we did. You will not be disappointed with the amount of things you see and enjoy!!!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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190 reviews 190 reviews
82 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We did a small segment of Wonderland that we accessed from near one of the parking lots. It was very woodsy and steep. Beware of mosquitoes!

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Houston, Texas
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151 reviews 151 reviews
30 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Wow, it was hard to keep my eyes on the trail as I was continually snapping my head to the left to take photos of the great views of Mount Rainier. While on the Wonderland trail, we crossed below two glaciers on exciting "bridges" over raging rivers of glacial water.

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Vancouver Island101
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23 reviews 23 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Just got back from our 8 day trip around Mt Rainier. In a nutshell, we had a fantastic trip. We did not have reservations and had to travel from Vancouver Island, so I was worried that we would get there and not be able to get a permit. However, once we got to Longmire, the ranger on duty worked his... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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51 reviews 51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I hiked the whole trail, and I would go back to the north and east sides, but would mostly avoid the south and west sides. The north and east are scenic and wild, with good trail and a lot of alpine hiking. The west side is often low, hot, buggy, and mountain views are rare. The south side is a... More 

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Kennewick, Washington
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346 reviews 346 reviews
77 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I have only done it in pieces. It is glorious but at almost 100 miles it is a major undertaking. Backpackers go for it! Research thoroughly before you go. You can cache supplies. You need permits.

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