Chinook Pass Overlook Trailhead

  

Provides access to: Pacific Crest Trail east of Mt. Rainier National Park, south of Norse Peak Wilderness and north of William O. Douglas Wilderness.

Chinook Pass summit east of Mt. Rainier National Park entrance on Highway 410. 

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day
Permit Info: Wilderness permits are required. The self-issuing permits are free and available at trailheads.
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Naches, WA to the east; Packwood, WA to the west
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Naches Ranger District, (509) 653 1401

General Information

Parking:

Parking, toilets, stock ramp.  Parking can be crowded as this is a National Scenic Trailhead and is very popular for day use.  Overflow parking east of highway. (First 15 minutes free then $5/vehicle/day.)


Directions:

From Naches, WA travel west on Highway 12 W for 4.4 miles. Continue straight onto Highway 410 W for 46.8 miles. This road is closed in winter.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.874763

  Longitude : 
-121.517202

 

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