Glacier Basin Trail
Mount Rainier National Park

Located 25.1 miles from Buckley, Washington

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The length of the Glacier Basin Trail in Mount Rainier National Park is 3.0 miles and requires around 1.7 hours to hike one-way. The trail has a maximum elevation of 5,965 feet, a cumulative elevation gain of 2.3 miles and a cumulative elevation loss of 0.4 miles.



The following chart shows the total calories that you can expend on the Glacier Basin Trail while hiking (round-trip) at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.


Topo Maps

Sunrise Topo Map: Download the free Glacier Basin Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Mount Rainier National Park topographic maps.

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