Mt. Rainier Winter Family Fun | Visit Rainier

Winter Family Fun

Sledders at the Snowplay area at Paradise

Paradise Snowplay Area: Sledding & Tubing

Families with children will enjoy the snow play area at Paradise, north of the upper parking lot -- at least five feet of snow is needed before it can open. The Snow Play area is the ONLY place in the park where sledding and sliding are permitted. Trees, tree wells, and cliffs make ...
Rainier Reindeer Ranch

Visit the Rainier Reindeer Ranch

With advance reservations, small groups of up to 5 visitors can tour the Rainier Reindeer Ranch on select dates in November and December.  ...
Whittaker Mountaineering

Ashford

Just six miles outside the Nisqually Entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park sits the mountain community of Ashford. ...
Sledders heading uphill at Paradise Snowplay at Mount Rainier

Paradise Snowplay Area: Sledding & Inner Tubing

Families with children will enjoy the snow play area at Paradise, north of the upper parking lot -- at least five feet of snow are needed before it can open. It is usually open by mid-December. The Snow Play area is the ONLY place in the park where sledding and sliding are permitted. ...

Cutting the Family Christmas Tree

Cutting the Family Christmas Tree, driving to the hills to pick out our family Christmas tree is all part of our holiday experience. ...

A Visit to Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, located six miles north of Eatonville, Washington, offers families a fun yet intimate experience. Open year round, the park’s 725 acres are home to over 200 animals, all native to the Pacific Northwest. ...

A Visit to the Oak Creek Elk Feeding Area

Every day from mid-December to early March visitors can drop by the feeding area to watch hundreds of Rocky Mountain Elk during the supplemental winter feeding program. ...