Mount Rainier National Park

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Mount Rainier Information

One of the most visited national parks, Mount Rainier is three miles above the lowlands. As a result, it is the most prominent peak in the Cascade Range.

Mount Rainier was established in 1899, making it one of the oldest national parks. 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.

The memorial, designed by sculptor Gutzon Borglum, covers 1,278.45 acres and sits 5,725 feet above sea level.

Over the decades, Mount Rushmore has grown as a symbol of America - a symbol of freedom and a hope for people from all cultures and backgrounds. Millions of people from all over the world visit annually to marvel at the majestic beauty of the Black Hills and to learn about the birth, growth, development and the preservation of the United States.

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

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