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Wonderland Trail - Ipsut Creek to Mystic Lake

Mount Rainier Area

A section of the Wonderland Trail between Ipsut Creek and Mystic Lake, starting from the Carbon River trailhead. Continue reading

Location

Mount Rainier Area -- NW - Carbon River/Mowich
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Length

24.5 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 5500 ft.
Highest Point: 6000 ft.

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  • Mountain views
  • Wildlife
  • Dogs not allowed
  • Established campsites
  • Old growth
  • Lakes
  • Rivers

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National Park Pass

6/7/2022 - the Ipsut Creek bridge is washed out.

A section of the Wonderland Trail between Ipsut Creek and Mystic Lake, starting from the Carbon River trailhead.

Wonderland Trail - Ipsut Creek to Mystic Lake

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 46.9950, -121.9156 Open in Google Maps

Trailhead

Mount Rainier Area -- NW - Carbon River/Mowich

Mount Rainier National Park

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Getting There

From Puyallup, drive 13 miles east on State Route 410 to Buckley, then turn right onto SR 165. Proceed to the bridge over the Carbon River Gorge and then bear left to Mount Rainier National Park's Carbon River Entrance. Due to 2006 flood damage, it is now necessary to walk the road just inside the park boundary.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

National Park Pass

6/7/2022 - the Ipsut Creek bridge is washed out.

 

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