The crown jewel of Washington State, Mount Rainier is the state’s most recognizable natural landmark. Rising more than 14,000 feet, the mountain presents a majestic beauty rivaled by few other mountains in the United States.
Mount Rainier is the centerpiece of Mount Rainier National Park, which spans more than 369 square miles in Lewis and Pierce counties and contains hundreds of miles of hiking trails — including routes up the mountain to the summit, a mountaineering accomplishment of a lifetime!
Explore the lush forests and rivers, appreciate the beauty and discover something for all seasons on Mount Rainier.
From the west, start by heading out on the White Pass Scenic Byway to Morton, then taking a left on State Route 7 to Mineral and begin this tour by visiting the stops listed below. From the east, you can start from Packwood, then take a left on State Route 123 and head to the Ohanapecosh entrance of Mount Rainier National Park. Start your tour from Silver Falls / Grove of the Patriarchs listed on this page and work your way west!