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Stringtown Cellars and Lavendar Farm

Stringtown Cellars and Lavender Farm Holiday Hours

November 24 through December 23, the farm will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Come out and see the great selection of Christmas trees! Shop for gifts, taste the wine, and sample the smoked cheese.

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. 17-20.
Help Out Half Off

Help Out for Half Off at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

This November, visitors who bring two or more food items when they visit Northwest Trek Wildlife Park will get a great discount – and the knowledge they’ll be making a much-needed donation to the Emergency Food Network

Traveler Advisory: Detour on US-12 West of the Rimrock Tunnel

US 12 White Pass milepost 151 to 166 Paving: Monday through Friday, traffic should be prepared for alternating one-way traffic control in three separate locations during daytime hours from milepost 166 near Rimrock to milepost 151 near White Pass.
Trick-or-treat, enjoy games and take a nighttime tram ride at one of the premier fall-themed events of the season.

Hoot ‘n’ Howl at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

SPOOKTACULAR NEWS! TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR HOOT ‘N’ HOWL AT NORTHWEST TREK WILDLIFE PARK Trick-or-treat, enjoy games and take a nighttime tram ride at one of the premier fall-themed events of the season EATONVILLE, Wash. – Tickets are now on sale at ww...

Video: People of Rainier – Lhakpa Gelu Sherpa

Here we get to know Lhakpa Gelu Sherpa who grew up in the mountains of Nepal and moved to the Rainier region in 2008. He has climbed Everest 15 times - including a speed record of under 11 hours - and has summited Mount Rainier 94 times...and counting.
Entrance to Mount Rainier National Park

High Visitation Expected Throughout the Summer

“By planning your trip to avoid peak congestion times, you may find that you spend less time looking for parking and more time enjoying the park.” Randy King, Mount Rainier National Park Superintendent

Cayuse Pass | SR 123


Cayuse Pass connects to Chinook Pass and White Pass on the east side of Mount Rainier National Park. The Cayuse Pass summit is at the junction of State Routes 123 and 410. The 4,675-foot-high pass is about five miles west of the Chinook Pass summit. Closes during the winter months due to snowfall.

NEW Visit Rainier SPRING Vacation Planners

Visit Rainier, the official tourism office for the Mt. Rainier region is proud to announce a new series of seasonal vacation planners. SPRING VACATION PLANNER The 2017 Spring Vacation Plannners are available now with Summer, Fall and Winter editions coming...
Enumclaw Golf Course

Enumclaw Golf Course

The Enumclaw Golf Course is an 18-hole facility that meanders through tall pines in one of the Northwest's most beautiful golf settings below Mt. Rainer.
Family visiting Crystal Mountain

Where can non-hikers go to show off the WOW factor of Rainier?

“We have friends and family visiting this summer. We don’t hike but we want to give our guests great views of Mt. Rainier. Where can non-hikers go to show off the WOW factor of the mountain?” -J. Greene, Seattle, WA We have two suggestions for you. One is to ...

Spring in to Easter Around Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier, WA.-Enjoy brunch in the national park, bask in an Easter sunrise service at 6,800 feet, ski with the Easter Bunny, or travel by train to an egg hunt.  These are just some of the special Easter activities found around Mt. Rainier.  Check VisitRanie...
Left Foot Farm

Left Foot Farms

Left Foot Farm Left Foot Farm is a 25 acre family farm in the foothills of Mount Rainier in Washington State. They currently raise about one hundred Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats. The farm is a licensed Grade A Raw milk dairy, and loves the fact they are able...
Weddings at Crystal Mountain

10 Places to Tie the Knot at Rainier | Visit Rainier

From the breathtaking scenery at Mount Rainier National Park, to the stunning backdrops at Crystal Mountain, to an intimate ceremony in a forest, or next to a quiet mountain stream. Couples can choose from a historic church, a century old steam train, a posh woodland spa or a charming country inn. There are memorable locations all around the mountain to choose from.

Rails to Ales

Craft beer lovers, mark your calendars! The annual Rails to Ales event is Saturday, June 3 and Sunday June 4, 2017. We’re bringing a taste of Tacoma out to the railroad. Tacoma’s Wingman Brewers will be on site with their deliciously popular craft ales. This ...

Video: People of Rainier – Mountaineering Legends

Growing up in the shadow of Rainier - or 'Tahoma' as it is known in the Lushootseed language - Puyallup and Muckleshoot Tribal Member Jeffrey Thomas has spent much of his life reacquainting himself with his historical homelands and working to protect them.

Mount Rainier National Park – Winter Access Update

Mount Rainier National Park welcomes you to come enjoy the great outdoors this holiday weekend. Winter conditions are arriving, so the park advises visitors to plan ahead and prepare for potential conditions.