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Sunrise at Mount Rainier National Park

Sunrise at Mt. Rainier National Park

Sitting at an elevation of 6,400-feet in the parkland meadows of Yakima Park, Sunrise is Mount Rainier's highest visitor center. With close-up views of the massive Emmons Glacier, and hundreds of acres of meadows bursting with wildflowers; Sunrise rivals the more popular Paradise when ...
Summit House

Go Beyond the Day Trip | Stay Crystal

Think beyond the day trip. Get a free travel guide with lodging deals and tips to have an epic summer vacation. Learn more at VisitRainier.com/crystal ...
Mountain Out

Is the Mountain Out? Meet Rainier Watch

Is the mountain out? Read the #RainierWatch story and discover an entire gallery dedicated to beautiful Mt. Rainier images. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...

100 Rainier Moments

Mt. Rainier offers experiences for the young and the young at heart, read the full story for 100 Rainier Moments at VisitRainier.com.  ...

Fall Hiking: Palisades Trail

Described by mountain biking site Singletracks as “having it all,” a fall trip on Palisades Trail #1198 offers something for hikers, bikers and budding mycologists alike: thickly forested hills, breath-taking panoramas, tight switchbacks, water features and ...
Deep Forest Cabins

Deep Forest Cabins near Mount Rainier

Deep Forest Cabins is a collection of five thoughtfully designed cabins located on a private lane off the main highway, adjacent to Mt. Rainier National Park. These cabins are nestled in 20 acres of beautiful groves of old trees ensuring generous amounts of privacy and space. ...
Holiday Festival of Arts and Gifts

Enumclaw Festival of Crafts & Gifts

The Enumclaw Festival of Crafts and Gifts highlights items by local artisans, crafters, and vendors. Bring your camera for a selfie with Santa Nov. 16-18. ...
High Visitation

High Visitation Expected Throughout the Summer

Visitors to Mount Rainier National Park are encouraged to visit on weekdays and arrive in the early morning or late afternoon to avoid long waits at entrances and move easily to find a parking spot.  ...
Snoquera Falls

Lowland Hiking: Snoquera Falls

If you don't have a whole day for hiking, then head for the Snoquera Falls Trail (#1167), a nice hike that is best in April or May, when spring rain and snowmelt make the falls spectacular. Family-friendly and Dog-friendly trail.  ...
Ricksecker Point Road

Ricksecker Point Road

Ricksecker Point Road - This one-way road begins 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Longmire and offers fantastic views of Mount Rainier, Nisqually Valley, and the Tatoosh Range. The Ricksecker Point Road is open for the summer season effective May 10, 2018. This road is located inside Mount ...

10 Ways To Experience Mt. Rainier This Spring

Spring is a time of transition. The snow melts and waterfalls start to roar. Roads reopen and restore access to increased areas of Mt. Rainier National park and regional trails. Beat the crowds of summer and book a refreshing getaway to the Mt. Rainier this season. Read our list below ...
Mt Rainier Photo Courtesy Janelle Walker

Spring Vacation in the Mt. Rainier Area

Springtime in the Mt. Rainier area means roaring waterfalls as the snow begins to melt. Spring brings the cure to cabin fever as the trails at lower elevations can be hiked. Spring means a refreshing bike ride along the Carbon River, and the opportunity to get in some early spring ...
National Park Inn Restaurant

National Park Inn Restaurant

This inviting, family-style dining room at Longmire in the Park is open year round and offers hearty meal selections (vegetarian ...