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Address: , Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Activities: Hiking
Description: A 5 to 6-mile trail with spectacular views of Mt. Rainier.

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One of the must see things to do in life.

Mt Rainier is amazing to see and much of it can be accessed by a road trip. Going up to Paradise and walking around is like ummm being in Paradise.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Mt Rainier is amazing to see and much of it can be accessed by a road trip. Going up to Paradise and walking around is like ummm being in Paradise.

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Enumclaw, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Another great place to experience Mt Rainier! This one has a hotel that is awe inspiring. There's a piano and a clock made out of logs! This is really handicapped accessible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Numerous hiking options but even the short hikes have some steep climbs and descents. Some of the trails are paved with asphalt. All start from the visitor center and the inn. There is a guide service available. We did a 4+ mile loop which had about 1500 feet of climb. Numerous views of glacier, Ranier, and panoramic scenery. Many picnic... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We did some hiking from Paradise on a clear and beautiful day. Absolute amazing - nothing to add. The views of the mountain were just breathtaking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I did this hike from the bottom of the visitor center to the top of the glacier you with my 9 and 11-year-old boys. It is straight up for 2 miles and then straight down. We did this on a whim, having an extra day on a trip to Seattle. It is one of the most unspoiled national parks been... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

While motorcycling, we did this on a whim. Oh my goodness it did not fail to impress. Beautiful road to motorcycle (somehow we were treated to new pavement and no motorhomes) well engineered. And the scenery is spectacular. Stop at Paradise at the top and do a hike.

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Pace, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The windflowers are in bloom and make for beautiful vistas for viewing. Besides the visitor center there were few problems finding spots to stop

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Southwick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We visited Mt. Rainier national park today - breathtaking & spectacular views of our national park - as we only visited a small part of this park I can only imagine what awaits us on our next trip here. We hiked up a small path for a couple hours taking time to take in the magnitude of natures beauty here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The hike around Paradise meadow was magical because of the rainbow of amazing wildflowers - they were early this year, along with the low water and melting glaciers - we luckily caught the park at good time to go check out The Mountain and the Magenta Indian Paintbrushes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We started our hike at the lower parking area and started up into Heaven. We were so lucky, due to a mild winter, the wild flowers were in full gorgeous bloom. We hiked several trails, saw water falls and had a bear encounter before heading back down to the Paradise trail head and visitor center to grab a bite. Went... More 

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