Mt. Rainier above fall colors along the Snow Lake Trail in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, USA.
Alpine Aster Wildflowers

Wildflowers on the Sunrise Side of Mount Rainier

Mt. Rainer is revered for its extensive wildflower displays. During the summer months when the meadows are in peak bloom a hike to Dege Peak can yield sightings of approximately 20 varieties of blooms on our 4.2 miles out and back journey from the Sunrise parking lot. ...
Jimmy Beech House

Jimmy Beech House near Mt. Rainier

Newly remodeled with accessibility in mind, this custom vacation rental offers comfort and quiet right outside of Mount Rainier National Park . Located 5 miles from the park's Nisqually (main) entrance, the only one open year round. It sits on 3 private acres bordering Mueller Creek ...

Narada Falls

This magical waterfall – and popular Mt. Rainier tourist attraction – is located on the road from Longmire to Paradise, ...
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 ...
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. ...
Basecamp Cottages

Basecamp Cottages near Mount Rainier National Park

Cozy and private, each cottage is self-contained with warm and friendly décor, kitchenettes and private bathrooms. Located in Ashford, Washington just six miles from the main entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park - Paradise. ...
Mountain Meadows Bed and Breakfast

Mountain Meadows Inn and Chalet Near Mt. Rainier

The estate grounds of Mountain Meadows Inn & Chalet Suites are located in a relaxing park-like area (with a campfire area/complimentary wood) on 10 acres of forest. The spacious Inn built in 1910 has been recently updated with 3 separate suites each with a private bathroom. The Chalet ...
Enumclaw Expo Field House

Enumclaw Expo Center Field House

The historic Expo Center Field House, built in 1940 has exposed beam high ceilings and an all wood interior for a rustic feel.  ...
Dancing Bear Cabin

Dancing Bear Lodge Near Mount Rainier

Dancing Bear Lodge is a spacious, custom built 3,300 square foot spacious home that sleeps 18 people comfortably with 8 sleeping areas and 3 bathrooms. Sleeps 14 without the bonus room and has 6 sleeping areas and 2 bathrooms. ...

Three Bears Lodge near Mount Rainier

Escape to Mount Rainier National Park and then enjoy the privacy and mountain ambiance of one of our six luxury cabins. Each cabin is located on a separate and private lot within minutes of the Paradise entrance to Mount Rainier National Park near Ashford, Washington. Our cabins have ...
Juniper Cabin part of Rainier Cottages

Rainier Cottages near Mount Rainier National Park

Rainier Cottages offers ten unique cabins on their own land, each with private hot tubs and luxurious amenities. The cabins are located close to the entrance to Mt. Rainier Park, just outside of the town of Ashford. All cabins are family friendly. ...

Mt. Rainier Railroad & Logging Museum

The Mt. Rainier Railroad and Logging Museum operates steam train rides that travel 14 miles between the towns of Elbe and Mineral near Washington State’s Mt. Rainier National Park.  ...
Noble Knob View

Doe Falls via Suntop

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 7.25 mi RT Duration: 4 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...
Kautz Creek

Kautz Creek at Mt. Rainier National Park

This route via the Kautz Creek Trail takes you up and along a knolled high ridge shrouded in alpine meadows. In season flowers and huckleberries are bountiful.  ...

Attend the Rainier Independent Film Festival

Rainier Independent Film Festival (May 18th - 20th) announces its official line-up, including 45+ dynamic films spanning a variety of genres and topics. After a great response last year, we are excited to see the return and expansion of The Student Movie RIFF (TSMR), now in its second year. ...

Skate Creek Road

THIS ROAD IS OPEN

Forest Road 52, also known as Skate Creek Road, travels east to west, between Packwood and Elbe. In the winter months, FR 52 is often gated closed when the snow gets too deep to drive safely. ...

Skookum Flats

Area: Chinook Pass Hike Type: Dog-friendly Pass: Northwest Forest Pass Distance: 4.2 or 7.8 mi RT Duration: 2 or 4 ...

Admire the Waterfalls

The waterfalls of Mt. Rainier are nothing short of spectacular and the snowmelt during spring offers the best opportunity to ...
Denman Falls

Denman Falls

Area: Westside Road Hike Type: Waterfall Pass: Natl. Park Pass Distance: 16.3 mi RT Duration: 7.5-8 hrs Difficulty Level: Strenuous ...

Silver Falls Loop

Careening over a series of ledges before plunging 40 feet into a deep blue pool, Silver Falls is a dramatic sight. And it’s easily accessible. A very short trail leads to it from SR 123. But the best way to experience ...

Hike of the Week: Silver Falls Loop

Careening over a series of ledges before plunging 40 feet into a deep blue pool, Silver Falls is a dramatic sight. And it’s easily accessible. A very short trail leads to it from SR 123. But the best way to experience... ...
Wildflowers

New Visit Rainier SUMMER Vacation Planners

The new Visit Rainier 2018 Summer Vacation Planners are available now, download your free copy today. With information on lodging, dining, and activities these resources will help you plan an epic summer vacation! ...
Carbon Country Shady Rest Bed and Breakfast

Carbon Country’s Shady Rest Bed & Breakfast

Carbon Country's Shady Rest sits on 3 beautiful acres at the base of Mount Rainier located at the northwest (Carbon River) entrance to Mount Rainier National Park. Guests can stay in one of three individually decorated rooms each with private baths. This mountain inn provides full ...
Comet Falls

Comet Falls

The drama of the falls, along with its easy access make Comet Falls one of the park’s most popular waterfalls. ...
Denman Falls

Denman Falls

Denman Falls is a spectacular waterfall accessed from the West Side Road inside Mt. Rainier National Park. The waterfall is ...
Christine Falls photo

Christine Falls

Some of the prettiest and most easily accessible falls in Mt. Rainier National Park, Christine Falls offers a charming intimate ...

Madcap Falls

Madcap Falls is a small 34-foot high gradual cascade located a short distance downstream from Tatoosh Creek on the Paradise ...

Snoquera Falls

At 400 feet, Snoquera Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls on the north side of Mt. Rainier National Park. ...

Chinook Mountain Outfitters

Ride with us through the solitude and spectacular scenery of the Cascade Range in the Norse Peak Wilderness and Wenatchee ...
Sourdough Ride Trail Photo Courtesy Janelle Walker

The Mount Rainier Minute

Welcome to the Mount Rainier Minute, sponsored by Visit Rainier. These 60-second audio files spotlight special events and activities scheduled on and around the mountain each month. For more information on these and other special events be sure to check out our events calendar here ...
River View Cabin Exterior

River View Cabin near Crystal Mountain

The River View Cabin offers accommodations for up to six people. The cabin is located on the banks of the White River near Crystal Mountain and Mount Rainier. Guests can enjoy a private hot tub overlooking the river. ...

Wildberry Restaurant

The Taste of Two Worlds - traditional American mountain menu with authentic Sherpa Himalayan cuisine of Nepal.  Try their Sherpa-Himalayan curry, Samosas, lentil soup, Momo (Tibetan style steamed dumplings) and rice pudding.  On the American side try their steak, burgers, sandwiches, ...
Mt. Rainier Gondola

Ride Crystal’s Mt. Rainier Gondola

Skiers, riders and foot passengers can all take a ride to the Crystal Mountain summit for captivating mountain views, a delectable meal at the Summit House restaurant or to drop back into the vast terrain that plunges below the ridge line.  You’ll travel almost 2,500 vertical feet ...

Dining with a View at Crystal Mountain

On a clear day, the dining at the Summit House at Crystal Mountain offers jaw-dropping views of Mount Rainier and surrounding mountains, along with mouthwatering food, scenic gondola ride, and epic photo opps.  ...

Kids’ Quest for Waterfalls

Mount Rainier’s waterfalls are not only thrilling to see, but can also tell stories of the park’s history and the natural forces that shape the area. Discover the park’s beautiful waterfalls and see why this mountain range is named “The Cascades.” ...