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Mount Rainier Trails

Crystal Lakes and Crystal Peak

brochure Mount Rainier Trails - Crystal Lakes and Crystal Peak

Brochure of Crystal Lakes and Crystal Peak Trails at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Cr PEAK ee k Mount Rainier National Park WILDERN k Norse Peak 6856ft 2090m Cr ee National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Tr a il Crystal Lakes and Crystal Peak 410 Cr yst al Cr ee k Lower Crystal Lake Mt BakerSnoqualmie National Forest Pa PARK BOUNDARY Upper Crystal Lake White River Ranger Station ape cos h Crystal Peak Pacific Crest Trail To O han 6595ft 2010m 5825ft 1776m Trail Description Round-trip Distance Upper Crystal Lake: 6.3 miles (10.1 km) Crystal Peak: 7.6 miles (12.2 km) Elevation Gain410 Upper Crystal Lake: 2,300 feet (701 m) Wenatchee Crystal Peak: 3,070 feet (936 m) National Forest Trailhead Hiking Time Round-trip Upper Crystal Lake: 3 Chinook hours Pass T ipsoo 5432ft LakeCrystal Peak: 4.5 hours1657m 410 Along the Trail Cayuse Pass c if ic Do not feed or approachCwildlife. re e rs e o k Pets and bicycles are not allowed M on park trails. Do not pick flowers or collect other park resources (rocks, wood, etc.). Carry the “10 Essentials” and Leave No Trace of your visit. Use a topographical map. 410 camping. Permit required for wilderness ork Difficulty Level:FModerate Wilderness Camps: Lower Crystal Lake and Upper Crystal lake Trailhead: The trailhead is located on SR 410 approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Cayuse Pass toward the north park boundary. It is on the east side of the road near Crystal Creek. m Trailhead Cr Crystal Mountain Ski Ar ea and Resort es t This trail ascends through forest with views of Mount Rainier, subalpine meadows, and mountain lakes. Elk and mountain goats make their summer home in this area. Crystal Peak, the former site of a fire lookout, provides outstanding views of the surrounding landscape. To Enumclaw PARK explode with a wide variety of colorful The Crystal Lakes Trail switchbacks up BOUNDARY Naches basin, while the spur subalpine wildflowers. Watch for elk and to a glacier-carved Pacific Crest Trail Peak mountain goats grazing on the surrounding trail to Crystal Peak winds to the top slopes and ridges throughout the summer of an adjacent high point. The scenery Trailhead and early fall. makes both trails worth the climb! By Dewey Lake late July and early August, the meadows 123 12/18 EXPERIENCE YOUR AMERICA www.nps.gov/mora A

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