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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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Great hike to Glacier view

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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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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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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Washington
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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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Filer, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We drove up to the Paradise Inn and had breakfast. We made several stops along the way for pictures. The Christine Falls was absolutely amazing. It was a nice drive, much of the road has been freshly paved. This would be a fun ride on a motorcycle.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Waterfalls and alpine flowers with stunning scenery to back it all. Worth the drive to check it all out.

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Wonderful trip, great views, especially on a clear day. Worth taking the Nisqually Gkacier view trail. Beautiful vista of the Gkacier and easy walk

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I climbed to the top of rainier almost two years ago but really didn't get to see anything else. I decided to come back while on a work trip and see everything else.

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

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