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Address: Mount Rainier National Park, WA
Activities: Hiking, Backpacking
Description: A 94-mile trail which goes around Mount Rainier.

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Wonderful Trail

we started at Longmire and made it a bit on the trail but the bridge was out so we could not get to Paradise. it's such a well maintained trail, interesting, diverse and if you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
carlSeattle
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seattle, wa
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seattle, wa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

we started at Longmire and made it a bit on the trail but the bridge was out so we could not get to Paradise. it's such a well maintained trail, interesting, diverse and if you imagine a hiker's "beltway" around the entire mountain, you can get on and off and endless exits.

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Seattle, Washington
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125 reviews 125 reviews
47 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The Wonderland Loop is one of the most spectacular treks one can experience in Washington State. It offers beautiful flowery meadows, hillside full of berries, wildlife sightings and of course incredible views of Mt. Rainier. Prepare yourself for lots of ups and downs. The trail often drops you to a bottom of a valley just to take you all the... More 

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11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
17 helpful votes 17 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
39 helpful votes 39 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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208 reviews 208 reviews
91 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 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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158 reviews 158 reviews
31 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
41 helpful votes 41 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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