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Glacier Basin Backcountry Campsites

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National Park Service

Mount Rainier National Park

Once the site of an old mining camp near the Inter Fork River, Glacier Basin sits at 5,970 feet in elevation, in a deep, glacial valley below 8,690-foot Mount Ruth and 7,830-foot Burroughs Mountain. Above the basin, the small Inter Glacier is flanked by the much larger Winthrop and Emmons…

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Jill T.
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2017

Wilderness Camping in Mt. Rainier National Park

We spend night 2 here on a backpacking trip. Glacier Basin campground has about 5 sites and a group site. There are some that are more private then others but we opted for #2 which is across from the group site for the views of the mountain. There are two bear canisters available for food storage.…

  • Headed down the back way from the Burroughs.
  • Headed down to get water.
  • On top of 2nd Burroughs.
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Month of VisitAugust

Location

Glacier Basin Backcountry Campsites is located in Washington

Coordinates

46.8888831 N
121.70254667 W

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