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Grove of the Patriarchs Loop

Mount Rainier Area

Location

Mount Rainier Area -- SE - Cayuse Pass/Stevens Canyon
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Length

1.5 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 50 ft.
Highest Point: 2200 ft.

Rating

3.73 out of 5

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WTA worked here: 2013
 

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

National Park Pass
 
 

This pleasant, easy hike can be done by folks of all ages, even the wee ones, who will enjoy crossing the suspension bridge over the Ohanapecosh River to a small island of behemoth old-growth trees. It’s easy to feel tiny standing next to one of the massive Douglas-firs, hemlocks or cedars, some nearly 40 feet in diameter and more than 300 feet tall. Follow a wooden boardwalk as it loops through these ancient giants, weaving under their canopy and learning about the life of a forest with an assortment of interpretive signs.

 

Grove of the Patriarchs Loop

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 46.7580, -121.5576 Open map in new window

Trailhead

Mount Rainier Area -- SE - Cayuse Pass/Stevens Canyon

Mount Rainier National Park

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Guidebooks & Maps

Day Hiking: Mt. Rainier National Park Trails (Nelson & Bauer - Mountaineers Books)

Green Trails Mount Rainier East

No. 270

Getting There

From Packwood, drive east on HWY 12, cross the Ohanapecosh River and turn left onto SR 123. Follow the road past the Ohanapecosh Visitors Center and turn left onto Stevens Canyon Rd. Parking is available in the first area on the right, intersecting the Eastside Trail.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

National Park Pass
 

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Grove of the Patriarchs Loop

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