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Address: Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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A smooth, scenic trail stretching less than a mile in length: this easy...

A smooth, scenic trail stretching less than a mile in length: this easy hike is perfect for all members of the family.

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Cute short hike

Nice little stop right off the main road. Short hike is perfect for young children or people with limited abilities. Highlight is walking on rock exposed by the last ice age... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little stop right off the main road. Short hike is perfect for young children or people with limited abilities. Highlight is walking on rock exposed by the last ice age. Bathrooms and picnic spots available across the road.

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Thank Mindy B
Seattle, Washington
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Don't miss this easy half-mile stroll (no hills). I recommend you do NOT look over the bridge until the end of your walk. This way, you will get an amazing surprise half-way through your walk looking into the canyon. It was thrilling and kind of came out of nowhere during the walk.

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Thank TravelPaul2015
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Nice little stop in Mt. Rainer National Park. Quick 15 walk to see a rushing river through a narrow canyon.

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Thank Charles B
Seattle, Washington
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196 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is an easy stop on your way around Mt Rainier. The canyon is over 180ft deep but only a couple dozen feet wide. From the roadway bridge or the wooden bridge up the trail, you can look down to the churning waters that carved this slot in the rock. The trail is a fairly easy climb and gives you... More 

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Thank GoAlong2
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Quick loop trail will take you to one of the most beautiful views of a meadow with majestic snow capped mountain peaks in the backdrop. Hummingbirds fluttered near us as we walked the gorgeous trail along the canyon. We were short on time and had much to see, so the 1/2 mile loop trail was the perfect exploration outside of... More 

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Dizzy look down into the canyon bottom where the rapids are. Best view from the bridge. Amazing moment. Worth stopping

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Thank Vish1970
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This was few places opened during our June visit. There are two observation places at the same location. Not much to see.

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Thank W C
Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

This is a short easy walk with pretty views into the steep walled Box Canyon. Very impressive and suitable for most anyone.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is a nice pit-stop if you're coming to/from Mt. Rainier. There is a short hike involved, not too difficult. But you are rewarded with a great view of the deep canyon afterwards.

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Avon, Ohio
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

This amazing canyon is located on Stevens Canyon Road 12 miles (19.3k) west of the Ohanapecosh Visitor Center or 17.5 miles (28.2k) east of Longmire. The canyon, as deep as 180 feet (55m) and as narrow as 13 feet (4m), has been carved though the dense volcanic rock by the Muddy Fork of the Cowlitz River. The rushing water carrying... More 

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