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8.4 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)

~2100 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Mount Rainier National Park Topo Map

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Summerland Trail

Washington | Mount Rainier

  • Watch for Hoary Marmots along the Summerland Trail in Mount Rainier National Park.

Activities & Features


Summerland Trail is a difficult day hike or backpacking trip in Mount Rainier National Park that features tremendous scenery and wildlife. Backcountry camping is available at the Summerland Camp site. The park says "the variety of subalpine wildflowers, panoramic views of Mount Rainier and Little Tahoma, and frequent sightings of mountain goats and other wildlife make this hike extremely popular." Mount Rainier has plenty of camping available. Cougar Rock Campground is located in the southwest section of the park, Ohanapecosh Campground is in the southeast, White River is in the northeast section and Mowich Lake is a small tent only campground in the northwest section of Mount Rainier.

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Entrance, Camping and Backcountry Fees
Contact: Mount Rainier National Park 55210 238th Ave East Ashford, WA 98304

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