Mount Rainier is an icon among the Washington State landscape, and YOU can visit the national park to explore it - yes, we're off to Mount Rainier National Park for our next family day out!
Ascending over 14,000 ft above sea level, Mount Rainier is actually an active volcano, and is the most glaciated peak in the contiguous USA, and even spawns rive major rivers! (kids, do you know what they are?)
The landscapes across Mount Rainier National Park are stunning, and so varied. You can see the wildflower meadows cling near the icy volcano, whilst ancient forest cloaks the lower slopes.
Love wildlife? Well grab something cameras because there is plenty around! This national park really is a discovery of a lifetime waiting to be explored
For families who love outdoor adventure, this park has so much for you to enjoy. There are hiking trails, scenic drives, and even mountain climbing! Most roads are open from late May to early October, and all offer stunning views!
The best way to start your adventure is to head to one of the Visitor Centers and speak to staff, as here you can also pick up information about what there is to do. You can also find out about Ranger-led programs too!
With fishing, boating, camping, cycling, and plenty of things to do with kids, Mount Rainier National Park really is an amazing adventure!