Recreation & Activities

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Hiking, climbing, fishing, river exploring, swimming, skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, sliding, golf, snowmobiling, horseback riding, four wheeling, mountain biking, shopping, eating, mountain volcano, meadow and waterfall exploring, wildlife viewing...

ALL these activities are within 1 to 15 miles of this cabin!

“So Much To Do!”

  • Hike to Packwood Lake and enjoy the stunning views of Mt Rainier.
  • Hike Backbone Lake Trail…it makes you feel like yodeling!
  • Eat Pizza at Cruisers…good stuff!
  • Sit on the front deck and watch the sunsets as the colors explode over the Cascades.
  • Make a day trip to Mt St Helens and watch the mountain blow!
  • Take your sleds and go sliding up at White Pass.
  • Try your luck at Cross Country Skiing across from the White Pass Ski Area.
  • At White Pass, ski the trees on the back side…powder stash!
  • Reserve your time for some Horseback Riding!
  • Make reservations to eat at the Paradise Inn on Mt. Rainier… FABULOUS!
  • Swim or fish in the Cowlitz River!
  • Take a tour of all the waterfalls in the Mt. Rainier National Park!
  • Head over White Pass towards Yakima and go rafting.
  • Visit Paradise at Mt. Rainier and ooh & ahh at the alpine meadows in bloom in summer!
  • Attend one of the many cultural events of East Lewis County.
  • Need we say…Flea Markets on Memorial Day and Labor Day in Packwood..BIG!!!!

“Mt. Rainier and the surrounding Cascade Mountain Range are home to some of the most spectacular scenery and hiking trails you will ever experience!”

Here are local links for more information:

Alpine Adventures (river rafting) 1-800-723-8386
Blue Sky Outfitters (river rafting)
Destination Packwood
Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Gifford Pinchot National Forest - VolcanoCam
Horseback Riding in the Area
Lewis County Tourism
Mt. St. Helens National Forest
Mt Rainier National Park (7 miles away)
Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad
Mt. Tahoma Trails Association
Northwest Trek
NW Region Sports Car Club of America - Schedule
Pacific Crest Trail
Pioneer Farm Museum
The Roxy Playhouse
SCCA Solo Autocross - Schedule
Snowmobile rental on Chinook Pass
Washington Ski Reports
Washington State Parks - Motorized Sno-park (Skate Creek)
Washington State Parks - Motorized Sno-park (Johnson Creek)
Western Washington Bird Viewing
White Pass Scenic Byway
White Pass Ski Area (15 miles away)





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