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Address: Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98304
Phone Number: 3605696571
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With an elevation gain of 1,400 fee, this five-mile hiking trail starts...

With an elevation gain of 1,400 fee, this five-mile hiking trail starts from Paradise to Panorama Point, Stevens-Van Trump Memorial with a final descent into Paradise Valley and Myrtle Falls.

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a great hike

They say it is a 4 hour hike but it took us 5 hours. I was numb from the beauty. A semi- circle of a trail that goes from 5400 ft to 7200. Panoramic point is about half way and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
iberichieg
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Eugene, Oregon

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They say it is a 4 hour hike but it took us 5 hours. I was numb from the beauty. A semi- circle of a trail that goes from 5400 ft to 7200. Panoramic point is about half way and a great place to stop and let it soak in before you desend .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Paved trails are hard on the feet. Not much shade on a hot sunny day. Signs are well-placed. First, we took a detour to Myrtle Falls (which wasn't that big) and went back on the Skyline Trail because there was only a meadow and a steep climb after that. On the Skyline Trail, we managed to reach Glacier Vista, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My hiking partner and I are fairly fit females in our 20's and we completed this hike on Tuesday. We both agreed it was probably our favorite hike of our time spent in the park. We left it for Tuesday as it was the latest in the week we were staying and were hoping to avoid the crowds. We probably... More 

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Yelm, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with 3 families w children 10 and up. We really enjoyed the hike. It was challenging enough climbing 1700' over 1.9 miles and then come back down. We did the Skyline Loop but took the Golden Gate cutoff. The hike took us 4 hrs total. We took lots of breaks on the way up and about 20 minutes at... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called moderate and helpful for us to have hiking sticks...but...we're 70! The views astound! You can see the glaciers, falls, wildflowers, cross a small snow area, get to Panorama Pt...up over 1500 feet. Views of Mt Hood, Mt Adams and Mt St Helens! It was a clear day for us!!! So perfect! Exhausted after...but had lots of water, bars and... More 

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to do a variable of this trail as some of the conditions were not good for all of it. We did the waterfall trail to deadhorse creek trail to glacier vista to panorama point then caught the skyline across the top until connected to Golden gate to myrtle falls and back to the center. This route was fantastic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this hike after speaking to other hikers who did it and I am SOOOO glad we did!! We were on the trail at 8am and finished in about 4.5 hours with stopping up top for about 30 minutes to enjoy the views and a sandwich. We did the trail counter clockwise heading in the direction of Myrtle Falls.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breathtaking, on two accounts: the views are phenomenal and the steep switchbacks will leave those who are out of shape huffing and puffing! Make sure to wear good hiking boots, because as of last week (mid-July), there were still extensive sections of hiking through the snow. I would highly recommend this hike!!

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Clayton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I could do this hike every day. Majestic, overwhelming beauty. It's definitely up Hill sometimes but even my husband who is not active made it with no problems as long we took frequent beaks. Well worth the time.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trail gives you incredible views of Mt. Rainier and its glaciers (we had a perfectly sunny day, not sure when clouds roll in what you see). The payoff of Panorama Point where you can see Mt. Adams, the Tatoosh Range and more makes you feel like a giant as you look straight across at these natural beauties. The trail... More 

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