Mountain Majesty

Mount Rainier National Park

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Setting the backdrop for the bustling city below, Mount Rainier sits imposingly on the horizon. It calls to all those seeking the challenge of the climb, the solitude of the woods, the escape from streets and roads.
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Mount Rainier Information

One of the most visited national parks, Mount Rainier is the most prominent peak in the Cascade Range. It’s also one of the oldest national parks.

One of the most visited national parks, Mount Rainier is the most prominent peak in the Cascade Range. It’s also one of the oldest national parks.

The mountain weather in the winter can be brutal. Snow covers pines.
A stream rushes through the woods in Mount Rainier National Park.

“The mountain receives our expressions and becomes part of us; we imprint our memories upon it and trust it without dearest divisions of our lives. Mt. Rainier does not exist under our feet. Mt. Rainier lives in our minds.”
—Bruce Barcott

Mount Rainier was established in 1899. At 14,410 feet, it dominates the landscape of a large part of western Washington State. The mountain is several miles taller than the lowlands to the west and one and one-half miles higher than the adjacent mountains! An active volcano, Mount Rainier last erupted approximately 150 years ago. Nearly two million visitors a year come to Mount Rainier National Park for hiking, moutain climbing, backpacking, and more.

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Visiting Mount Rainier

Image of gorgeous Mount Ranier National Park snow-capped mountains and flower fields
A woodpecker rests on a tree in Mount Rainier National Park.
A spotted owl hangs out in Mount Rainier National Park.
A river rushes through. It's spring in Mount Rainier National Park.

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Mount Rainier National Park
55210 238th Avenue East
Ashford , WA

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