Emerald Ridge Trail

HARD 8 reviews
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Emerald Ridge Trail is a 14.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Longmire, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until September.

DISTANCE
14.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3,471 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

backpacking

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Directions from Nisqually Entrance: Drive one mile east to a junction with Westside Road. Turn here and continue up the Westside Road to a closure, approximately 3 miles. The road may be open or closed depending on safety issues. If it is closed park near the closure gate and begin the hike to the trailhead. The Round Pass Trailhead is 3.6 miles from the closure gate.

hiking
Sunday, July 16, 2017

Beautiful hike with great views. Just be aware that it's about 3.5 miles to the trail head because of the road closure. If you have a mountain bike you can easily ride to the trail head.

28 days ago

hiking
Saturday, July 22, 2017

Sunday, August 07, 2016

Sunday, April 20, 2014

hiking
Saturday, July 27, 2013