Follow this Quest to explore the immense forces that build up and tear down great mountains. Witness the results of volcanic eruptions, massive avalanches, moving glaciers, and catastrophic floods, and see the miracle of recovery and re-growth.
At Mount Rainier National Park you can experience the essence of the American West. This Quest will help you explore the history, adventure, nature, and wilderness beauty preserved by one of America’s original western parks.
Mount Rainier National Park preserves some of the last of the Pacific Northwest’s spectacular old growth forests. Follow this Quest to find some of the biggest and oldest members of the plant kingdom and enjoy the beauty of the park’s lush forests.
If you are interested in glaciers, Mount Rainier is the place for you! Experience the grandeur of Rainier’s mighty glaciers and learn how the mountain has been shaped by powerful forces of ice and water.
This Quest will guide you to the best places to catch breath-taking views of Mount Rainier. You can also explore the world of climbers on their Quest for the Summit and find out what is at the very top (the easy way!).
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.”
On this Quest you can visit three major life zones on the mountain to experience the splendor of their wildflowers. You will find the best spots to enjoy flowers and learn some of their secrets.
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