Lewis County is characterized by its diverse geography, including its rugged mountains, rolling hills, fertile valleys, and numerous bodies of water. These geographic features play a significant role in the county’s tourism industry.
The south side of Mount Rainier National Park is located in Lewis County and is one of the county’s primary tourist attractions. The mountain’s majestic peak draws visitors worldwide who come to hike, ski, and explore the surrounding forests and meadows. The park’s stunning landscapes, including old-growth forests, waterfalls, and alpine lakes, offer endless opportunities for outdoor recreation.
Lewis County’s rivers and lakes, such as the Cowlitz River, are also popular destinations for tourists seeking fishing and boating experiences. The county’s many parks and wildlife areas provide opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hiking, camping, and wildlife watching.
The county’s small towns, such as Centralia and Chehalis, are also tourist attractions, with historic buildings, museums, and charming downtown areas. The Lewis County Historical Museum in Chehalis, is a popular destination for those interested in local history and culture.
Lewis County’s diverse geography provides numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation, from hiking to river rafting to wildlife viewing. Its historic towns and cultural attractions also offer unique experiences for visitors.
Discover Lewis County Team members include:
RICHARD DEBOLT / Economic Alliance of Lewis County Executive Director
TODD CHAPUT / Program Manager
LENEE LANGDON / Program Coordinator
ANNALEE TOBEY / Tourism Consultant
NAOMI ROBB / Social Media Manager