Mount Rainier National Park Travel Guide


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Plan Your Mount Rainier National Park Vacation

Like a mysterious, white-clad chanteuse, veiled in clouds even when the surrounding forests and fields are bathed in sunlight, Mt. Rainier is the centerpiece of its namesake park. The impressive volcanic peak stands at an elevation of 14,411 feet, making it the fifth-highest peak in the lower 48 states. Nearly 2 million visitors a year enjoy spectacular views of the mountain and return home with a lifelong memory of its image.


Mount Rainier National Park Hotels

The Mount Rainier area is remarkably bereft of quality lodging. Rainier's two national park lodges, at Longmire and Paradise, are attractive and well more

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Mount Rainier National Park Restaurants

A limited number of restaurants are inside the park, and a few worth checking out lie beyond its borders. Mount Rainier's picnic areas are justly more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Mount Rainier National Park

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Mount Rainier National Park Experiences


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