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Places and Attractions

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. ...
Denman Falls

Denman Falls

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

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.  ...
Northwest Trek

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

At Northwest Trek, discover Kids’ Trek – one of the largest outdoor playgrounds in Washington.    Experience Kids’ Trek Northwest ...
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 ...
Weddings at Crystal Mountain Resort

10 Places to Tie the Knot at 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 ...
Wellspring Spa near Mount Rainier National Park

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 ...

Rimrock Lake Fishing

Fishing at Rimrock Lake is best experienced May thru July. Learn more at Visit Rainier.com.  ...
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. ...
Wellspring Spa near Mount Rainier National Park

Wellspring Spa Near Mount Rainier National Park

Wellspring is an ideal base for a mountain getaway in every season-the peaceful solitude offering the space for quiet contemplation, or for a romantic interlude with that special someone. ...

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.  ...
Lots of elk grazing at Oak Creek Wildlife Area

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.  ...
Spray Falls

Spray Falls

Hiking to Spray Falls, witness incredible beauty even before reaching these mighty falls. This one is a must on the ...
Fairy Falls

Fairy Falls

Famous photographers, including Asasel Curtis, photographed the waterfall in the early 19th century. Originally estimated to be 1,000 feet tall, 680 feet is more accurate... ...
Stefan & Audrey Photography

Weddings at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

Whether you are looking for natural elegance or simple beauty this quaint location at Northwest Trek is fitting. The unique venue offers animals and native habitat as a backdrop for large or small gatherings.  ...
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.  ...
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. ...
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.  ...
Whittaker Mountaineering

Ashford

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