Seattle: Twin Lakes

Enjoy stunning views of Mt. Rainier, old-growth forest, and colorful summer wildflowers on this 2.8-mile hike to a pair of high alpine lakes.
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Enjoy stunning views of Mt. Rainier, old-growth forest, and colorful summer wildflowers on this 2.8-mile hike to a pair of high alpine lakes.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 4.5

Waypoints

TLT001

Location: 47.3635292053223, -121.356140136719

Trailhead parking. Walk 300 ft. along FR 4934 to Lake Lillian trailhead (#1332)

TLT002

Location: 47.3684883117676, -121.351821899414

L @ Y onto trail

TLT003

Location: 47.3688011169434, -121.347923278809

Look SE for breathtaking view of Mt. Rainier

TLT004

Location: 47.3690643310547, -121.346206665039

Bear R across old logging road

TLT005

Location: 47.3706665039062, -121.345054626465

Dramatic vista of Mt. Rainier and Keechelus Lake

TLT006

Location: 47.3764915466309, -121.339164733887

Straight @ 3-way, toward Twin Lakes

TLT007

Location: 47.3766899108887, -121.339050292969

Side trail N for view of Margaret Lake and Mt. Margaret.

TLT008

Location: 47.3853302001953, -121.343048095703

Descend from ridge (5,170 ft.) toward Twin Lakes

TLT009

Location: 47.385498046875, -121.34285736084

View N to craggy peaks and waterfall draining Margaret Lake

TLT010

Location: 47.389274597168, -121.338851928711

Twin Lakes (4,684 ft.). For return, bear R @ 2-way jct. with unofficial ?use? trail