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Address: Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98304
Phone Number: 3605692211
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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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The most beautiful place on earth!

I fell in love with this park in 1979 and have visited more times than I can count and am never disappointed. I love the rivers, streams, wildlife, views of the high mountains and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Portland, Oregon
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Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is definitely a whole day trip. With traffic, it took us almost 3 hours to get there from downtown Seattle. Luckily we were able to find a parking spot at the visitor centre. The hike up to the mountain was awesome. The views were just so spectacular. It was worth the driving. Next time, I will leave even earlier... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The park has completely inadequate entry from Paradise area in relation to traffic flow. We were stuck in a 2+hr jam while a few hundred cars were passing through/making payments at TWO gates. The line was a couple of miles long. Then there was no parking in Paradise, just none. Maybe if you leave your car somewhere in a ditch... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I fell in love with this park in 1979 and have visited more times than I can count and am never disappointed. I love the rivers, streams, wildlife, views of the high mountains and The Mountain, flowers galore, and more. I have camped in car campgrounds and backcountry a few times and walked miles and miles to get closer views... More 

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Seattle Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having visited Mt. Rainier every year for years, here are 12 tips of favorite ways I’ve enjoyed the mountain and park. The more flexible you can be time-wise, the better. 1. IF you can see the mountain from Seattle or elsewhere that day, go. If not, don’t. Head there early morning with a full gas tank. 2. Bring walking stick/hiking... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Driving up to Paradise area was just one beautiful vista after another. There were so many places to stop and enjoy. Once up there, it was unbelievable how beautiful things are.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The state of Washington is a natural beauty as it is! Pine trees all over! Beautiful lakes and Mount Rainier is just a breathtaking site! Make sure your visit with plenty of time!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It wasn't on mine, but just happen to fit in on our itinerary on our 2 weeks in the PNW. WOW. This place is amazing. If you still don't like nature after seeing hiking this place, you are probably not human. All kidding aside, plenty of options for trails for all abilities but also the more you are willing to... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Where to start? Okay- you MUST start @ Paradise Lodge, which is a VERY busy place - but well worth it. Stay here and you'll be closer to the stars and surrounded by Nature! The trails that branch out in all directions are ALL stunning ... I like the high alpine trails that include Camp Muir, but there are trails... More 

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Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The highlight of our trip for me. It is definitely worth a stop. My son (8) and I hiked the skyline trail even though it says it is a strenuous hike there is so much to look at and be amazed by you don't even notice the work it takes to get there. I definitely put it up there with... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The most unexpected trip turned out to be one of the best. My Rainier is one of the most gorgeous places I have visited. Absolutely stunning! I had a great time visiting in the summer, the mount was beautiful and glistening in the snow. The weather was great, very warm and perfect for a summer getaway. There is a lot... More 

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