Chinook Scenic Byway
Length: 85.0 mi / 136.8 km
Time to Allow: Three hours to drive the byway
Travel the glacier-fed White River from Enumclaw, over Chinook Pass, to the fertile valley of Naches. Spectacular views of Mount Rainier, dense forests, towering peaks, rocky ridges, and river canyons dominate this journey. Pass by the unique basalt flows of the Columbia Plateau, lush sub-alpine meadows, and waterfalls.
Enjoy hiking? Then you will revel in the variety of trails along the Chinook Scenic Byway in Washington. Spectacular scenery awaits you with the byway’s every twist and turn, and every stop offers a new trail to tread.
Camp, hike or ski in Mt Rainier National Park, mountain bike at Skookum Flats, hike through Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest—or simply let the gorgeous views of Mt. Rainier and the Cascade Mountains soothe your soul.
to Enjoy the Ride...
1-Day Trip: Mather Parkway Tour
It was Stephen T. Mather, the first director of the National Park Service, who first suggested the creation of "A Cascade Parkway" to preserve the...