Laughingwater Creek Trail is a 15.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Packwood, Washington that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking.

Length15.4 miElevation gain3,956 ftRoute typeOut & back
BackpackingCampingHikingForestLakeRiverViewsWildlifeFeeNo dogs
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Mount Rainier National Park charges a fee to enter. Fees are per vehicle or per motorcycle. If you are entering on foot, horse, or bike the fee is per person. You can also purchase a park-specific annual pass. Please check the park website for current rates. This route goes past Three Lakes and meets the PCT.

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Jalyn Rose
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Jimmy Haitch
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Great hike. Lots of snow on half the trail. Spikes help. Need gps to follow trail. Amazing views at the pct junction.

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sz re
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Snow covers the trail by mile 5

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Melanie Alvarado
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HikingBlowdownSnow

I selected this trail for its length, lack of crowds, and relatively lower elevation. I did encounter increasing snow that was fairly easy to walk on, but turned around about 5 miles when I lost the trail under the snow. The hike up to then wasn't spectacular, but a nice first hike with a lot of creeks, a pond, and limited views. A plus was that I didn't see any person on the trail during the 5 hours I was there. A few trees are down, but not too difficult to get across. Since I cut my hike short due to the snow I then hiked to Silver Falls.

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Kristopher Graden
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HikingBlowdown

I would recommend this for a day hike. Falls are amazing and it’s a rather easy hike. There is a great bridge lookout and you can extend you hike due to several connecting trails.

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Danaher Dempsey
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gino. r
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great hike! passed silver fall trail, passed hot springs on the way! definitely worth it!

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wu yi
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Sid Bos
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A B
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Leslie Davison
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Dan Oliva
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stephanie weise
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Dave Mitchell
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Alonso Montoya
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Brenda Longmire
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Brenda Longmire
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