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Emmons Moraine Trail Via The Glacier Basin Trail

Mon Oct 10, 2011

A fabulous Fall hike for all ages, and still easily accessible from the White River Campground—halfway up the Sunrise Road.

Mt. Rainier National Park and over 400 volunteers invested upwards of 18,000 hours rebuilding this trail, after it was ravaged in the 2006 flood.  Now the Emmons Moraine trail is a relatively easy 3-mile roundtrip hike to great views of the snout of the Emmons Glacier (the largest glacier in the lower 48 states) and Mt. Rainier. 

The road to the White River Campground will be open until October 30 this year (weather permitting).  Just park in the Day… Read Full Story