Does this forest look different than the forest on the other side of the river? Multiple mudflows have raced down Mount Rainier’s slopes snapping off trees like toothpicks. When the mud stopped flowing, it set like concrete over tree roots, . . . — — Map (db m70743) HM
Not long ago, the waters of Kautz Creek filled this creek bed. Today only a small stream flows here. Kautz Creek has moved.
Along with record rainfall, early November 2006 brought debris flows to several areas of the park. Not far from here, . . . — — Map (db m70744) HM
Along this short trail, discover clues to one of the most powerful geologic forces that has shaped Mount Rainier.
Mudflows have thundered down this valley, topping trees, damaging bridges and leaving behind thick layers of mud and debris. . . . — — Map (db m70742)