Tolmie Peak / Eunice Lake
|Area: Mowich Lake||Hike Type: Mountain views||Pass: National Park Pass|
|Distance: 6.4 mi RT||Duration: 4 hrs||Difficulty Level: Moderate|
|Snow-Free: Mid-July – Oct||Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft||High Point: 5,939 ft|
- 1 Is Tolmie Peak trail hard?
- 2 What pass do I need for Tolmie Peak?
- 3 Where do you park for Tolmie Peak?
- 4 Can you swim at Tolmie Peak?
- 5 Can you swim in Mowich Lake?
- 6 Is Lake Serene open?
- 7 Is Snow Lake Trail open?
- 8 What pass do you need for Colchuck Lake?
- 9 Is Nisqually Vista Trail open?
- 10 Can you fish at Tolmie State Park?
- 11 Can you swim at Mt Rainier?
- 12 Where can I swim near Mt Rainier?
Is Tolmie Peak trail hard?
Tolmie Peak Trail is a 5.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Carbonado, Washington that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from June until October.
What pass do I need for Tolmie Peak?
Rainier National Park entrance pass or an America the Beautiful Pass. The trailhead is marked on Google Maps (Tolmie Peak Trailhead).
Where do you park for Tolmie Peak?
Tolmie Peak and Eunice Lake pack a one-two punch when it comes to scenery, but stopping at the picturesque lake is a perfectly acceptable destination as well. From the parking area at Mowich campground, set off around the west side of big, calm Mowich Lake.
Can you swim at Tolmie Peak?
From the lookout the trail to the main summit further on the ridge is pretty easy to follow, only 0.2 miles further past the lookout. Swam in Eunice Lake on the way down! The clear blue water was perfect and quite warm. Swimming in this lake is a must!
Can you swim in Mowich Lake?
Is swimming allowed? A: Brrrr. The water in Mowich Lake comes from snowmelt so the water there is going to be very cold. We don’t recommend swimming there because of the risks inherent in swimming in cold water.
Is Lake Serene open?
Access area open: Year-round. Open to vehicles only during the regulated sport fishing season(s).
Is Snow Lake Trail open?
Area Status: Open Snow Lake Trail is the most frequented trail in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. If you want to avoid crowds try getting an early start and avoid warm sunny weekends.
What pass do you need for Colchuck Lake?
Follow the sometimes rough and steep dirt road 3.7 miles to Stuart Lake trailhead. Parking for about 40 cars and a toilet is available (no water). Northwest Forest Pass required.
Is Nisqually Vista Trail open?
Winter/Spring (October – June): The trail is covered in deep snow in winter, but is open for snowshoeing. The road to Paradise closes nightly at the gate at Longmire typically from November to mid April depending on weather; always check road status before starting your trip.
Can you fish at Tolmie State Park?
Displays on the beach and in the upper picnic areas describe the evolution / ecology of the shoreline and the history of the park. A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting at Washington state parks.
Can you swim at Mt Rainier?
One of the most photographed features in Mount Rainier National Park, Reflection Lake has it all — crystal clear alpine waters, wildflowers, fauna and an impressive view of Mount Rainier. Swimming and fishing is prohibited at Reflection Lake, and many of its banks are closed for meadow restoration.
Where can I swim near Mt Rainier?
1. Silver Falls and Blue Hole. Swimming, cliff jumping, and awesome hiking await those who head to Mount Rainier’s Silver Falls Trail and the Blue Hole swimming area near the La Wis Wis Campground. Two hours from downtown Seattle, the drive is worth every minute.