8 Most Beautiful Hikes in Washington State

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3. Burroughs Mountain Trail – Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Washington, and a famous hiking route here is Burroughs Mountain. This trail is about 4.7 miles long, has 900 feet of elevation gain, and takes about 2.5 hours to complete. You can find the trailhead from the Sunrise parking area, pass by Shadow Lake, and climb to the White River and Emmons Glacier overlook. Sunrise Camp is about a mile from the parking area if you want to obtain a camping permit and stay overnight. This is one of the most accessible tundra regions of the Cascades with superb mountain views with every step you take.

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