Mineral

About Mineral

The cozy community of Mineral is situated in the heart of the Cascade Mountains, about 25 miles east of the city of Morton in eastern Lewis County. The town was founded in the late 1800s as a mining community, and was named after the rich mineral deposits in the area. Today, Mineral is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, and offers some of Lewis County’s best fishing.  

Each year, Mineral hosts anglers from all over to enjoy the opening weekend of Washington’s lowland lake fishing season. The lake is home to catch pens in which several thousand trout are reared annually. A prominent nearby attraction is Mount Rainier National Park, located just a few miles to the north. Visitors to the park can explore miles of hiking trails, take in breathtaking views of the mountain and surrounding landscape, and participate in a variety of outdoor activities.

In addition to Mount Rainier, Mineral is also home to several other natural attractions. The nearby Gifford Pinchot National Forest offers even more opportunities for hiking, camping, and fishing, with pristine forests, rivers, and lakes to explore. The Nisqually River, which runs through Mineral, is a popular spot for fishing. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful retreat in the mountains or an adventure-packed getaway, Mineral can be your basecamp.

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