North Mowich Trail Shelter

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North Mowich Trail Shelter
North Mowich Trail Shelter is located in Washington (state)
North Mowich Trail Shelter
Nearest city Mowich Lake Entrance, Washington
Coordinates 46°54′55″N 121°53′34″W / 46.91528°N 121.89278°W / 46.91528; -121.89278Coordinates: 46°54′55″N 121°53′34″W / 46.91528°N 121.89278°W / 46.91528; -121.89278
Area less than one acre
Built 1934
Architectural style Rustic style
Governing body National Park Service
MPS Mt. Rainier National Park MPS
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP March 13, 1991

The North Mowich Trail Shelter is one of a series of shelters designed to provide simple shelter to hikers on the Wonderland Trail in Mount Rainier National Park. The North Mowich shelter was built in 1934 by Civilian Conservation Corps workers., The log structure, open to the front, measures 14 feet (4.3 m) by 14 feet (4.3 m).[2]

The shelter was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 13, 1991. It is part of the Mount Rainier National Historic Landmark District, which encompasses the entire park and which recognizes the park's inventory of Park Service-designed rustic architecture.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Harvey, David (September 1, 1982). "Pacific Northwest Regional Office Inventory: North Mowich Trail Shelter". National Park Service. Retrieved March 22, 2011.