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Canoes glide across this subalpine lake and the reflection of the mountains makes it a delightful experience. Fishing is popular and so is hiking. The road to Mowich is unpacked after the first three miles and maybe rough.
We decided to go to the "quieter" side of Mount Rainier and do several hikes around Mowich Lake.
The drive involves 14 miles of unpaved roads, which are easily passable in a 2wd in good conditions. Be aware though, there are some fairly major potholes...More
We took an RV with 4 adults/2 children to Mowich Lake at Mt. Rainier! I must say that the road to get there was worrisome! There is about 15 miles of ROUGH dirt road that shook us all to the core in the RV BUT...More
Easy drive from Olympia, Puyallup or Tacoma for a day hike in Mt Rainier National Park. Be sure to arrive early for a parking spot and expect to pay $25 Park fee per automobile for 7 day parking permit. Mowich Lake is pristine with a...More
We loved our time at this CG, but please be aware that most of the spots are reserved to backpackers, and this is poorly marked. As you enter the camping loop from the parking area, the tent pads on the left side are for campers...More
Mowich Lake has a nice campground and is a great jumping off place for hikes to Spray Park. While a serious hike, the trail is good and, midsummer, the flowers are guaranteed to amaze you. This year they were gone in August when I visited,...More
The drive could be a bit testing. The road gives way to a track which is best suited to four wheel drive. We had a family hatchback and we managed but it took longer than it should have, this part of the road was 12miles....More