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Longmire Springs

Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Historical self-led interpretive trail

This trail is an easy trail that gives a historical overview of the springs, natural environment... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
MBandMB
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Yorkville, Illinois
Dusk Is Beautiful.

We were staying nearby at the National Park Inn and decided to mix a cocktail and take the half... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
MarkStephenSouder
,
Seattle, Washington
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Need to soothe those aching muscles? Then soak yourself in Longmire's mineral hot springs.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“all ages” (2 reviews)
“easy trail” (2 reviews)
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Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

This trail is an easy trail that gives a historical overview of the springs, natural environment, and development of the area around the National Park Inn. It is an interpretive trail wich has signs and descriptions of how the Longmire family settled the area at...More

1  Thank MBandMB
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We were staying nearby at the National Park Inn and decided to mix a cocktail and take the half mile loop at dusk. A wonderful after dinner stroll, the light was GREAT. Those travelling through the park, PARK, see the Museum, walk the loop, drive...More

Thank MarkStephenSouder
Reviewed 24 July 2016

It was a bit unusual to have a cold water mineral spring on a active volcano, but it was what brought the Longmire family to the mountain years ago.

2  Thank Teale57
Reviewed 20 July 2016

While the stronger and more adventurous of our group hiked up into the mountains, the younger and less adventurous enjoyed this hike near Longmire. It is easily accessible for all ages and provides many opportunities for learning about the history and wildlife of the area....More

2  Thank tx32f
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is the trail and spring system across from the Longmire lodge. The trail is an easy walk surrounded by great nature. It is a great stop on the way up to Paradise.

Thank johngraver
Reviewed 24 March 2016

In mid-March the Springs were full of cold, rather slimy water. They were interesting because of the history of the area that is explained and pictured on nearby signs along the walk, but I don't think they are usable. The warmer springs in the meadow...More

Thank 411Shirley
Reviewed 20 January 2016

This is primarily a nature walk that even children can handle. The hot springs are almost all grown over. Years ago, it was a place people came for therapeutic reasons. Dogs are not allowed on trails so they will have to be left in your...More

1  Thank Skipper3436
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We almost skipped this. Glad we didn't. Take the Trail of the Shadows to find the spot where the hot springs once were. Nearby you will see a cabin built by Longmire's son Elcaine Longmire in 1888. Be sure to open the cabin door if...More

3  Thank Mary H
Reviewed 7 September 2015

The trail of shadows was a nice cool-down hike that tells the story of the Longmire family. Very interesting!

Thank desertswim
Reviewed 22 August 2015

If your staying or passing through Longmire, the beaver creek trail right across from the Longmire lodge is worth stopping. You will likely see some deer and many birds. The spring is on the loop trail and always seems to be flowing.

Thank Wanderer0213
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