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Paradise Valley Road, Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Reviewed March 13, 2019

We were here when snow still covered the mountain and all roads leading into the park. Lovely drive (4 wheel drive) up to the Visitor Center. Great exhibits and helpful rangers. Wish we had time for snow shoes up the trails!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ron C
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Paradise Jackson Visitor Center is the best spot to park and explore the mountain trails! Beautiful pictures are easy to make and every season has a different background. The Center has a gift shop and a snack bar as well as lots of info and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank icwar03
Reviewed December 24, 2018

Very nice center with services. Restrooms food and gifts. In the area stop in and get some suggestions on what to do and see.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Spuddler
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This visitor center on the slopes of Mt. Rainier is modern, clean, informative and offers the opportunity to take pictures of the mountain from many angles. Paths that are paved go up from the Center and wind around. Wheelchair bound people can actually go up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank comfortnurse
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The visitors center was nothing special without anything to see or do other than the short movie. If your short of time missing the visitors center won’t matter but if you’ve got nothing else to do it’s a good time killer Personally I enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GV27OCMD
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

The visitor centre was nice but wished there were better vegan/veggie options at the cafeteria since there is a higher percentage of these people in Oregon and Washington. The store was nice and had a good selection of souvenirs and clothes. The bathrooms seemed a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

A great place to have lunch and enjoy wonderful 'framed' views of Mt. Rainier. The parking was easy, the restroom clean, the lunch was good and reasonable.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Violette54
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This National Park and visitor center is one of the best places I've ever been. We spent two days, hiking, lounging and just enjoying the beauty of this mountain.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jeff m
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Great place to stop and use the restroom and get a cup of coffee or a quick bite to eat. We brought our four month old and a bunch of family members who live nearby watched her while we hiked up paradise even farther

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mallory215
Reviewed September 25, 2018

So, Paradise is the ‘big thing’ in Mt. Rainier National Park. I think it’s probably the biggest tourist attraction (and the busiest parking lot. They say that by 9am to lot is full in the summer. I believe it. It was almost full when we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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