Rim Trail #202
ElevationAscent: 315' 96 m
Descent: -273' -83 m
High: 3,638' 1,109 m
Low: 3,401' 1,036 m
GradeAvg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)
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“An unmaintained trail through a variety of forest with a few nice viewpoints along its namesake "rim."”— Karl W
To get to this trail you'll need to: run Trapper Creek Trail #192 to the clearly signed intersection on the western end of this trail; take Sunshine Trail from Observation Trail (relatively moderate); or take Sunshine Trail from Trapper Creek Trail #192, in which case you should expect an extremely steep climb.
Rim Trail is mapped from Sunshine Trail. This intersection is signed with old wooden plaques. The trail meanders towards Observation Peak before crossing a potentially dry creek and turning to the southwest. Soon you'll come to a number of viewpoints where the rocky rim exposes views towards the south and east.
After a few viewpoints, the trail will turn to the northwest. As you approach a swampy area, keep an eye out for where the trail zigzags towards the west. After another short distance through lovely, open forest, you'll come to an obvious intersection with Trapper Creek Trail #192 where this trail ends. Almost no one uses this trail, so wildlife viewing opportunities should be good.
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Land Manager: USFS - Gifford Pinchot