Gobblers Knob Trail

Mount Rainier National Park
Located 23.9 miles from Morton, Washington (WA)
4 Stars
4,442 Steps 1  (1.9 mi)


The Gobblers Knob Trail has a maximum elevation of 5,331 ft (1,625 m), a minimum elevation of 3,871 ft (1,180 m), and an elevation range of 1,460 ft (445 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
4,4421.9 mi3,871 ft5,331 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
1.4 hrs124.41,493 ft33 ft
[ B to A ]
53 min2.833 ft1,493 ft

What is the length of the Gobblers Knob Trail?

The length of the trail is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) or 4,442 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Gobblers Knob Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 1.4 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 53 min in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Gobblers Knob 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. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Le Dout Creek, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Golden Lakes, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Mowich Lake, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Ashford, WA
  5. Topo Map: Mount Wow, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Mount Rainier West, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Anderson Lake, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Sawtooth Ridge, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Wahpenayo Peak, WA

Is there a Gobblers Knob trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Gobblers Knob Trail is located on the Mount Wow topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.



  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.