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Once Again Spectacular Mountain Views and Sunset Scenery

This for me is the reason to visit the Sunrise side of the park. Its about an hour hike out to the... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
seattlenativemike
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seattle
Another must see!!

Mt. Rainier is Some of the most beautiful land I have ever laid eyes on.. absolutely breath taking... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
jabii1969
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Oxford, Alabama
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A 5.6-mile trail leading to a look out tower offering views of glaciers, meadows and maybe even a mountain goat.
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Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Reviewed November 30, 2011

We did this hike in the beginning of August 2011. It was an unusually cold summer, which meant snow was still present on the higher elevations. It was, however, a perfect day, 55° and sunny, clear blue sky. We started in the morning and began...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Fremont Lookout is one of the places I've been wanting to visit for years now but just got around to hiking. Its a relatively short hike from the Sunrise Visitor Center; about 1.5 miles or so and almost 900 feet of elevation gain. The altitude...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018

This for me is the reason to visit the Sunrise side of the park. Its about an hour hike out to the lookout and if you go there for sunset, bring a headlamp. Also bring a parka since it gets a bit cold in the...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Mt. Rainier is Some of the most beautiful land I have ever laid eyes on.. absolutely breath taking and well worth a visit... I could not take in enough and had to return the next day.. The place was so relaxing and peaceful... truly heaven...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

This is a fairly easy hike, with wife and gradually graded trails at the beginning of the hike. The last mile covers rocky ground. The length of the hike is short with views of the sourdough ridge mountains and the nearby valleys.

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed July 22, 2017

A good long hike - don't miss the extra detour to the lakes on the way. Amazing view from the fire lookout, especially towards the mountain and the opposite direction with endless nature and mountains.

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Amazing mountain, beautiful view. Wish I knew there was lodging there. It looked so pretty and nice. Little cafe with light food. Sandwiches, soup, ice cream chips, coffee, Sosa. Beautiful views everywhere you look. When driving up the mountain you can stop at the viewing...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

I LOVED hiking walking in Mt. Rainier. We started with the "dead horse creek trail" and ended up doing the the skyline/ glacier. My 5yr old loved it and she did awesome (the last mile was hard). It was cold at some part but not...More

Thank Iris M
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Although I had hiked up to Burroughs Mountain (Second Burroughs) several times, this past week a friend and I hiked to the Fremont Lookout, side of the old fire lookout tower. The hike is not difficult, although it does ribbon along a steep slope and...More

Thank ArtemisWA
Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is a great hike to get a tremendous sampling of Mount Rainier from the South Side. The Mountain is nicely lit up at sunrise and sunset. The hike itself climbs a bit at first but the levels out towards the Lookout itself. I highly...More

Thank seattlenativemike
Reviewed August 31, 2016

great view from the summit. Largely an open trail that I would avoid on a hot day. Did the round trip in 4 hours including half hour lunch

Thank Alex M
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Alwin513
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Response from jabii1969 | Reviewed this property |
not sure about that size RV but it should be possible.. there is some pretty narrow road in spots though..
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