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VIDEO: Family Fun at Mt. Rainier

Discover the excitement of Mt. Rainier through the eyes of a child.  No matter what season, a child walking through the forest will be mesmerized by the sounds and sights there to be explored. A fern growing on...
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Walk the Nature Trails

Mount Rainier National Park started a Junior Ranger Program in 2010, offering guided kid-friendly tours of the mountain from Sunrise and Paradise.
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Ride the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad

There isn’t a child on the planet who doesn’t like trains. They’re loud, strong, and kids aren’t tied down to a seatbelt when they ride one.
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A Day at Paradise with the Family

Families craving a two-day getaway around Mt. Rainier can head to Paradise, located on the mountain’s southern flank in Mt. Rainier National Park. One of the oldest and most dramatic areas in the park...
At the Summit of the Alta Vista Trail © Carrie Uffindell

48 Hours With the Family at Paradise

Families craving a two-day getaway around Mt. Rainier can head to Paradise, located on the mountain’s southern flank in Mt. Rainier National Park. One of the oldest and most dramatic areas in the park...
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Ride the Mt. Rainier Gondola

Crystal Mountain Resort offers families great kid-friendly summer activities, from camping to hiking to riding the new Mt. Rainier Gondola. Completed in January 2011 and open year-round, the gondola will whisk you and your family 2,456 vertical feet, up to the 6,872 ft. summit of Crystal Mountain.
Erik & Finn at the Summit of Crystal Mountain © Carrie Uffindell

Family Fun: Crystal Mt. & Sunrise

For a fun, family-friendly adventure on the quieter eastern flank of Mt. Rainier, you and the kids can pack up and head to Crystal Mountain and Sunrise.
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Zip Wild! at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

You'll feel like you're flying as you zipline through the dense forests at Northwest Trek. Four courses, each with their own character and ability level whisk riders from station to station. But at Zip Wild - i...
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Family Fun: A Day at Sunrise

Interested in a family-friendly daytrip to Washington's Mt. Rainier National Park this summer or early fall? Then head 6,400 vertical feet up to Sunrise. There you and the kids can enjoy panoramic views of ...