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  • High point:5650
  • Low point: 2400
  • Hiking season: mid-July to mid-Oct.
  • Total Elevation gain:4200
  • Total Elevation lost:3900
  • Total distance:12.6
  • Effective Distance:19.2
  • Hiking time: 1 day
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Profile Explained

  • (1) Indean Henerys Hunting Ground
  • (2) Devils Dream
  • (3) Pyramid Creek Camp

The trail starts across from the nature exhibit at the Kautz Creek bridge about 3 milies from the Nisqually Entrance. The trail starts easy on the smooth top of the Kautz Mudflow, crosses Kautz Creek (which has a tendency to washout out the footbridge periodically) and enters virgin forest. After about 5 miles the tail moderates a bit and enters high meadows. The last .7 mile traverses below Mt. Ararat and drops down into Indian Henry's. It is possible to take the Wonderland Trail back to Longmire if transportation can be arraigned to take you back to the trail head from Longmire. This strategy will allow the hiker to explore the Devils Dream and Pyramid Creek Camp and part of the Rampart Ridge Trail.
Map Discription Size (kb)
Small colored elevaton map 13
Topographic map with shadeing 897
Topographic map without shadeing 315
Shaded Basement Geologic Map

(Geologic key)

Stereo Map

To see this image you will need special glasses (which I will provide if you contact me before supplies run out)


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Gregg Petrie 2000