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Ohanapecosh Visitor Center

Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Description: Tourist center located on the southeastern side of Rainier National Park offering information on trout and fly-fishing.
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Renton, Washington, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We LOVED this spot. We were here to camp for two nights and it was so beautiful. The sound of the river was amazing and we had a very nice camping spot. Making reservations online was simple and when we got there, our spot was already labeled with our name. Easy as can be! Not a lot of sunshine in... More

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Columbus, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

An alright place. It was a little crowded, and dark. The hearing exhibit thing was out of order, which stunk. The Hot Springs Natural Trail nearby was neat.....but it was pretty much a walk next to the camp ground, but the HOT SPRINGS were awesome. I loved the experience! I will come here again if in the area.

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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309 reviews 309 reviews
103 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

perhaps the least busiest of the visitors centres in Mount Rainier National Park. A few good trails begin near to this places, especially the Grove of the P. and the Naches Peak (both excellent)

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a city by a lake, WA
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108 reviews 108 reviews
53 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We went into the Visitor Center to pick up Junior Ranger booklets but this review is mostly about the trail right outside the doors. (My brother browsed the visitor center for a while and seemed to enjoy the exhibits.) The trailhead for the Hot Springs Nature Trail is right outside of the visitor center. The trail is a fairly easy... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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142 reviews 142 reviews
105 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I need to write 50 words or they will not publish the review. How can the Nation Park service think the can make money when the visitor centers are closed and no one is there to collect the entrance fee or the camping permit fee etc.

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Seoul, South Korea
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Ohanapecosh is one of my favorite parts of the park. There is so much to see and do. The scenery is amazing. The only useful part of the Visitor center is to pick up a map and get my passport book stamped.

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Yakima, WA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Amazing hike past the hot springs (like Yellowstone!) to Silver Falls. It is a moderate hike about three miles total. I could have stared at the falls for hours. Mesmerizing!

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Kennewick, Washington
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299 reviews 299 reviews
67 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Complain to your representatives out because it is a shame to close this little gem right in the campground. It is a great starting point for visitors looking for information. There are things the little ones can actually touch...beaver tails, elk horns. But sadly unavailable now due to the feuding, anti-tax bunch. I would pay a few extra bucks to... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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282 reviews 282 reviews
171 attraction reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We thought this visitor center felt a little isolated, unused and empty. It was also fairly dated. We enjoyed a short walk from here (Hot Springs Nature Trail) and it was worth the stop considering we were passing but I don’t think it is worth going out of your way for.

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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Maybe this is for most people who are campers in that area. The Rangers are very good with the information.

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