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“Gorgeous views and Great Visitor Center”
Review of Paradise Valley

Paradise Valley
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$129.99*
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Mt Rainier Day Trip from Seattle
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Owner description: A scenic area attracting more visitors than any other area of the park.
Louisville, Kentucky
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72 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Gorgeous views and Great Visitor Center”
Reviewed October 19, 2012

We spent a half day in Paradise Valley while touring and hiking the Mt. Rainier NP. The trails in the area tend to be very hilly but well maintained. Our Hike to Myrtle Falls was worth the steep climbs. The area is covered in fields of wildflowers even in late September when we were there. The visitor center is new and is worth a look inside. However, compared to the Sunrise area in the northeastern part of the park we would suggest Sunrise. Sunrise is not as busy or crowded and the trails, scenic views, closeness to the mountain are far Superior.

Visited September 2012
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Denver, Colorado
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38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“scenery was great. Worth visiting it. It was a beautiful day.”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

The Paradise Valley was certainly enjoyable. Did some small hiking and enjoyed tremendously. There is no complaint on this.

Visited August 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Worth a visit every summer”
Reviewed September 2, 2012

Wildflowers at Paradise were amazing and the views of Mt Rainier are incredible. Plan on spending all day but get here early if it's a weekend! Day trippers from Seattle/Tacoma fill the parking lot by noon!

Visited September 2012
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99 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

Highly recommend this! You will not be disappointed. Traveling distance is not far but it will take some time to travel because you will want to stop and enjoy the beautiful and amazing views along the way!

Visited July 2012
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Grovetown, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Truly Paradise!”
Reviewed August 14, 2012

We hiked to Panoramic Point and the views were outstanding the entire way. Loved the area and dream of returning one day. A little crowded on Saturday. I recommend getting there early for a good parking space.

Visited August 2012
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