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Address: Mount Rainier National Park, WA
Phone Number: 3605692609
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Activities: Mountaineering, Hiking
Description: At 14,410 feet, Mount Rainier is the fifth highest mountain in the...
At 14,410 feet, Mount Rainier is the fifth highest mountain in the continental 48 states.
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Great time to visit is near the end of July and August. Otherwise it could be a little cold and/or rainy

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is a popular destination. The snow is melting all summer, so appropriate shoes are recommended. There's a lot of hiking and a lot to see in the Visitor's Center.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great time to visit is near the end of July and August. Otherwise it could be a little cold and/or rainy

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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238 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We drove through the park, but did not see much because of the clouds (not even the Mt.Reiner). Besides that, there were too many visitors for my taste.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best National Parks I have been to. The backdrop is so utterly beautiful and there are several facilities available. There are a variety of trails to cater to different abilities, but it wasn't too crowded when we visited on a warm July day. The path can get steep at times, but nothing too arduous. Keep... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The only thing I did not like about Mount Rainier was there were limited bathroom options throughout the park. Otherwise the park was amazing and I would highly recommend. You will drive about 2 hours or so from Seattle, pending traffic or slow drivers, but very much worth a day trip out there for any outdoor enthusiasts. The park has... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

To truly appreciate Rainier, climb it. If that's not on the immediate horizon, try stopping at the Paradise parking lot and taking a walk. The trails emanating upward are paved with asphalt at first. This keeps all of us on the trail and prevents us from destroying the fragile and slow-growing alpine environment. On the walking paths, look around for... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful scenery of mountains, wildflowers, lakes, waterfalls, and a wide variety of hikes to suit everybody. Excellent access from all sides and very well organised regarding information. Get to Sunrise early and you will be well rewarded.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We experienced Rainier from 3 different entrances and perspectives. One of the best sight-seeing and well developed trail walk series I've had. Highly recommend it. Bring hats, sunscreen and water. You will stay longer than you think.

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Abilene, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Weather was perfect, temperature 55 degrees in the morning, there's nothing more spectacular than the .paradise area at 6000 ft. Many trails of different difficulty. The Paradise Inn is a lovele lodge with roaring fireplaces in July. A coffee bar with pastries just hit the spot. A full service restaurant is available. A special visitor center is educational and modern.

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seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Mt. Rainier is the crown jewel of Washington parks and among the most beautiful National Parks -- massive with remote wilderness, old growth forest, glaciers, subalpine wildflower meadows, abundant wildlife and jaw dropping views over the Cascades. There is world class hiking and challenging mountaineering but spectacular portions of the park are highly accessible to most visitors. Mt. Rainier is... More 

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Address: Mount Rainier National Park, WA
Phone Number: 3605692609
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Rainier National Park

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