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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- Distance: 4.5
Location: 47.3635292053223, -121.356140136719
Trailhead parking. Walk 300 ft. along FR 4934 to Lake Lillian trailhead (#1332)
Location: 47.3684883117676, -121.351821899414
L @ Y onto trail
Location: 47.3688011169434, -121.347923278809
Look SE for breathtaking view of Mt. Rainier
Location: 47.3690643310547, -121.346206665039
Bear R across old logging road
Location: 47.3706665039062, -121.345054626465
Dramatic vista of Mt. Rainier and Keechelus Lake
Location: 47.3764915466309, -121.339164733887
Straight @ 3-way, toward Twin Lakes
Location: 47.3766899108887, -121.339050292969
Side trail N for view of Margaret Lake and Mt. Margaret.
Location: 47.3853302001953, -121.343048095703
Descend from ridge (5,170 ft.) toward Twin Lakes
Location: 47.385498046875, -121.34285736084
View N to craggy peaks and waterfall draining Margaret Lake
Location: 47.389274597168, -121.338851928711
Twin Lakes (4,684 ft.). For return, bear R @ 2-way jct. with unofficial ?use? trail