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Tolmie Peak Fire Tower Hike on the Wonderland Trail

Take this short hike on the Wonderland Trail in Rainier National Park for great views from a fire tower of the volcano
Rating: 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 5.9 miles
Duration: Half day
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Overview :  This is a beautiful hike past alpine lakes to a fire tower look out over the surrounding peaks and a commanding view of Mount Rainier.... more »

Tips:  Directions:
From route 410 at Buckley turn south onto Route 165 (Mowich Lake Road) and proceed to the trailhead at the end of the road... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Trailhead Parking

Park here and continue around the west side of Mowich Lake on the Wonderland Trail.

2. Tolmie Peak Trail

Turn left here at the pass to head off on the Tolmie Peak trail from the Wonderland Trail.

3. Eunice Lake

Enjoy your stroll around this beautiful alpine lake below the peak.

4. Tolmie Peak Summit

At 5,939 feet you are at the summit of Tolmie Peak with it's fire tower view of Mt. Rainier. You will have a view down to Eunice Lake which you passed on the way up as well.