Places and Attractions

Mount Rainier as seen from Mineral Lake

Mountain Time Wellness

Mountain Time Wellness physical therapist Jillene Lund will come to you at your vacation rental, B&B or cabin while you are in the Mount Rainier area.  ...
Northwest Trek

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

At Northwest Trek, discover Kids’ Trek – one of the largest outdoor playgrounds in Washington.    Experience Kids’ Trek Northwest ...

Oak Creek Elk Feeding Area

At the Oak Creek Wildlife Area, observe the supplemental winter feeding of the Yakima elk herd – up to 1,200 animals, including 90 branched-antlered bulls.  ...
Whittaker Mountaineering

Ashford

Explore Ashford! Just six miles outside the Nisqually Entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park sits the mountain community of Ashford. ...

Mount Tahoma Trails Association

The Mount Tahoma Trails Association operates and manages the largest no fee Hut-to-Hut Trail System in North America for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.  ...
Crystal Mountain photo courtesy Jason Anglin

Crystal Mountain

Crystal Mountain Resort offers scenic gondola rides, dining, and shopping with a host of summer and winter activities. Crystal Mountain is located in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, with lodging options within walking distance.  ...
Greenwater

Greenwater

The charming community of Greenwater is located west of Crystal Mountain on State Route 410. This small, eclectic town lies ...
Mount Rainier as seen from Enumclaw Photo Courtesy Dan DeVries Photography

Enumclaw

Mt. Rainier stands majestically over the bustling gateway community of Enumclaw. An ideal base camp for fun in the mountains, ...
Stormking Spa Exterior

Stormking Day Spa at Mount Rainier

Stormking Spa is the ideal environment for a romantic escape or a quiet relaxing retreat. Choose from a variety of spa treatments in a beautiful Pacific Northwest setting. ...
Carbonado

Carbonado

Discover Carbonado! Carbonado was a company boom town in the Carbon River Valley when growing towns such as Tacoma and ...

Fire Lookouts of Mount Rainier

Views from these historic structures leave burning memories.   Snow-clad and draped in glacial-ice, it seems unlikely that wildfire would ...
Wilkeson

Historic Wilkeson Washington

Wilkeson, Washington has a rich history in mining. Visitors are transported back in time with a trip to this gateway community to Mount Rainier. ...
Steam train and little white church in Elbe Washington

Elbe

At the junction of Hwy 7 and Hwy 706, Elbe is best known for the home of the Mount Rainier ...
Christine Falls

Christine Falls

Some of the prettiest and most easily accessible falls in Mt. Rainier National Park, Christine Falls offers a charming intimate ...
Mineral Lake Photo Courtesy Stormking Photography

Mineral Lake Fishing

Season: Late-April – Late-Sept | Lake Size: 277 acres  By some accounts, Mineral Lake is one of the best trout fishing ...
FIshing

Silver Lake Fishing

The best time to fish Silver Lake for rainbow trout, largemouth bass, perch, crappies, catfish, and bluegill is late April thru late October.  ...
Whittaker's Bunkhouse

Weddings at Whittaker’s Bunkhouse

Weddings at Whittaker's Bunkhouse have access to a private yurt for small indoor receptions as well as outdoor event space in a relaxed park-like atmosphere.  ...
Weddings at Wellspring

Weddings at Wellspring Spa

Weddings at Wellspring Spa, have the surrounding beauty of abundant trees and wildflowers as a beautiful backdrop.  ...
Copper Creek Photo Credit Mastin Studio

Weddings at Copper Creek Inn

Copper Creek Inn is located on six and a half forested acres and offers groups, retreats, and weddings four special event spaces and accommodations.  ...
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

Kids’ Trek at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

At Northwest Trek, discover Kids' Trek - one of the largest outdoor playgrounds in Washington. Unlike any play area in the Puget Sound region, it is designed to stimulate imaginations, encourage exploration and immerse kids in the world around them in a fun way.  ...

Tipsoo Lake Photography

This easily accessible lake lies just below Chinook Pass along Highway 410 and offers visitors abundant parking for views to ...

Enumclaw Day Spa

The Enumclaw Day Spa offers a variety of pampering spa treatments and services and is located in downtown Enumclaw near lodging, shopping, and dining.  ...

Dog Lake Fishing

Dog Lake is located just east of White Pass along Highway 12, this high elevation lake is a good beginners lake.  ...

Leech Lake Fishing

Leech Lake is located at the summit of White Pass and on the Pacific Crest trail this fly-fishing-only lake is usually ice-free by early June.  ...

Mowich Lake Fishing

Fishing at Mowich Lake, the largest lake in Mount Rainier National Park can be fished from the shoreline or a float tube.  ...

Rimrock Lake Fishing

Fishing at Rimrock Lake is best experienced May thru July. Learn more at Visit Rainier.com.  ...

Alder Lake Recreational Area Fishing

Fishing at Alder Lake is a fun and exciting pastime for anglers of all ages. This large Nisqually River reservoir is located five miles south of Eatonville.  ...

Packwood Lake Fishing

Located inside the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Packwood Lake is 110 feet deep and contains wild rainbow trout. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
Mt. Rainier Gondola at Crystal Mountain

Scenic Gondola Rides

Get whisked away on a scenic ride up to the summit of Crystal Mountain and breathtaking Mt. Rainier views. The ...

Narada Falls

To visit Narada Falls from the Nisqually Entrance to the park, follow the road 14 miles to a signed viewpoint and parking lot. Follow a short trail for full views of the falls. ...
Ex Nihilo

Ex-Nihilo Sculpture Park

Here there be Spirits of Iron… When you first glimpse Dan Klennert’s Recycled Spirits of Iron Sculpture Park on your ...
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.  ...

Madcap Falls

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

Denman Falls

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

Snoquera Falls

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

The Little White Church of Elbe

The Little White Church of Elbe is officially known as the Historic Elbe Evangelical Lutheran Church. Since 1906, this charming ...

Wellspring Spa near Mount Rainier

Restoring peacefulness. Refreshing silence. Recentering possibilities. Visit Wellspring Spa for a getaway replacing the weight of the world with the ...