Little Ranger Peak Trail

MODERATE 6 reviews

Little Ranger Peak Trail is a 10.6 mile out and back trail located near Enumclaw, Washington that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
10.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3,572 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

mountain biking

forest

views

wildlife

blowdown

mountain biking
1 day ago

It’s a Good descent from the top of pallisades trail 1198, fast with some good flowy sections, not a super technical trail, but a fun ride with 2500ft in vertical descent!

3 months ago

5/27/18--Upper parts are fire damaged with potential for trees falling during wind. Warnings posted at trailheads. Burnt fallen trees are difficult to climb around if you're not fairly nimble.

hiking
Monday, May 18, 2015

Nice, quick workout. Not much to see on the way up or down. Viewpoint is blocked by jagged rock that must be scaled to get a good view. May be a sketchy climb for some. Relative to other trails in the area this falls short, but any hike is better than no hike. I ran into several mountain bikers rather fellow hikers. Looked like a good trail for biking.

hiking
Sunday, June 08, 2014

In and of itself, this trail is somewhat unremarkable. To clarify, the forest views are beautiful. Though for the big payoff views, you would either continue from this trail to the SSW to check out the Palisades Ridge, or head ESE to Noble Knob. Both of those views are five stars!

hiking
Sunday, June 02, 2013

Nice trail with fairly good trail markings. Just off Hwy 410 near Buck Creek. Trail head is on the North side of the road. You can either park on the side of the road or if you park on the other side of the creek there is another trail head parking lot.

Mostly forest views with lush green vegetation all around. On top at the peak is the ridge where if you are adventurist enough you can make your war out to the point for partial views of Mt Rainier.