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Address: Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98304
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+1 360-569-2211

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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One of the best parks in the US

If you're going to visit Mt Rainier this early keep in mind that many roads and trails are not accessible at this point due to how much snow they received this winter. You can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alec D
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're going to visit Mt Rainier this early keep in mind that many roads and trails are not accessible at this point due to how much snow they received this winter. You can drive up to Paradise. There are some lower hikes that you could do now.

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Red Lake, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views of Mount Rainier are better outside the park then in it. The road right through the park is closed most of the year because they don't plow it. The section into Paradise was the only road open. The road opens the end of May.

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No trip to Seattle is complete without visiting Mount Rainier. We visited in April and was lucky that it was open that weekend. I was left mesmerized!!! Check the weather before going and preferably carry good snow jackets and boots if you want to play in snow on the mountain.

1 Thank travel_freak19
Bowling Green, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to visit Mt Rainier Around mid April. At which time, the national park fee was waved... we were hoping that the day would allow us to get a closer view of Mt Rainier but it snowed the day prior so our plan of getting to Paradise did not materialize because we did not have snow chains on our... More 

Thank Melanie A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mount Rainier is one the best national park out there. All ages can enjoy it! The weather can be a problem at times, but even that can't stop from its natural beauty!

Thank Jake S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss Mt Rainier in the spring, May - June, for amazing wildflowers. Bring your camera and spend time wandering the trails. Also spectacular views from everywhere!

1 Thank Mindy B
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

During our stay at Paradise Inn we took the 2.5 mile, 400 ft elevation hike to the base of the Glacier on Mount Rainier at the elevation of 5,400 feet. We saw wildlife and meadow flowers on our way up and had a chipmunk the size of an Ohioan squirrel try to raid our back pack for crackers. What an... More 

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Reviewed April 4, 2017

What a great day we had exploring Mount Rainier National Park. The views of Mount Rainier itself are amazing, especially when you consider you are seeing actual glaciers. And the drive up and down is exhilarating. This is a must visit National Park. Although it is very different from our other favorite National Park, Acadia NP in Bar Harbor, Maine,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

In the depths of a Washington State winter, visits to or around Mt Rainier are hard to come by. Thus the next best option to see it in all its glory is to organize a flight from Seattle to LA, sit on the right side of the plane, around seats F or K depending on your class and just savour... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Endless beauty, adventure, hiking and photo ops! Being a National Park junkie, I have to admit that is one of my absolute favorites! Come for the wildflowers and berries in summer, fall in all it's glory, or for a snowy wonderland in winter and you won't be disappointed!

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