Pinnacle Peak Trail at Mount Rainier National Park
Pinnacle Peak is situated in the middle of the Tatoosh Range at an elevation of 6562 feet, the second highest peak in the range.
Round trip, 2.5 miles
Elevation gain, 1050 feet
If you're looking for an easy hike in the park with good views, this is one to consider. It takes about two hours and has nice spots on top for viewing on both sides, toward Rainier and looking the other way, Mount Adams.
Looking at Mount Rainier from the saddle of Pinnacle Peak trail
Looking toward Mount Adams in Eastern Washington from the saddle of the Pinnacle Peak Trail
Taylor Love is making like a bird.
In the distance behind Taylor, are the glaciers of Mount Rainier. By his foot, you can see the visitor center located at Paradise.
Pinnacle Peak, with the trail zig zaggin below the rock fall.