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Klapatche Park

Mount Rainier Area


Mount Rainier Area -- NW - Carbon River/Mowich
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21.4 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 3300 ft.
Highest Point: 6000 ft.


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Experience one of the best wilderness camps on the Wonderland by sneaking in the back way! From the end of the Westside Road, walk the road-turned-trail for 8 miles to the St. Andrews Creek Trailhead.

From there, it’s a 2.6-mile jaunt to connect to the Wonderland and just a short distance farther to Klapatche Park.

While there, find the calm of the backcountry by wandering down the trail towards St. Andrews Park, experience the eye popping scenery at the base of the Tahoma Glacier or just relax in the sun on the shores of St. Andrews Lake.


Klapatche Park

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 46.7354, -121.8566 Open map in new window


Mount Rainier Area -- NW - Carbon River/Mowich

Mount Rainier National Park

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Guidebooks & Maps

Hiking the Wonderland Trail (Asars - Mountaineers Books)

Getting There

From the Nisqually entrance of Mount Rainier National Park (off Highway 706), drive east on Nisqually-Longmire Road for one mile. The turnoff for the Westside Road is on your left. There is no designated parking area, so be sure to park in such a way that traffic can flow uninterrupted along the road.


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