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Mt. Rainier National Park

Welcome to the Mt. Rainier National Park Website of pictures within the World from the Web Home page. Located in western Washington, it is easily accessed from Seattle. Take I-5 South to Rt 169 South. Proceed to Rt 410 East to the parks east road and entrance. This is approximately 1 1/2 hours.

The park encompasses 235,612 acres, ranging in elevation from 1,610' to 14,410' above sea level. At 14,410 feet, Mt. Rainier is the highest peak in the state of Washington and is an active volcano. On a clear day (not every day), it dominates the skyline of Seattle.

Numerous outdoor activities are offered in this area. Climbing to the top of the mountain is only for very serious climbers with proper equipment. Other activities include camping, fishing, cross country skiing, hiking and sightseeing. There are a number of different entrances to the park with Visitor Centers, some of which are closed in the wintertime. For further information contact Mount Rainier National Park, Tahoma Woods, Star Route, Ashford, WA 98304-9751 or call 360-569-2211.


Photos are all from the Mt. Rainier National Park or the nearby Wenatchee National Forest, using various film and digital cameras.



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Mt. Rainier from the Stevens Canyon Rd, 3 miles east of Paradise.
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Mt. Rainier from parking lot and vista area along road connecting White River Information/Entrance Center and Sunrise Visitor Center. The entrance is approached from Rt. 410.
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Mt. Rainier from near Sunrise Visitor Center.
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Mt. Rainier from near Sunrise Visitor Center.
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Paradise, from the Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center.
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Christine Falls, a very short hike from the Stevens Canyon Rd.
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Narada Falls, 168' high. The location of this shot is on a trail ~ 1/4 mile roundtrip from the Stevens Canyon Rd.
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From Rt 410 (Mather Memorial Parkway), Chinook Pass looking east from 5430". This is just east of the national park boundary in the Wenatchee National Forest.
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Scene from park near Sunrise Visitor Center.
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Scene from park near Sunrise Visitor Center.
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Scene from park near Sunrise Visitor Center.
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Further information can be found at the Mt Ranier National Park GORP page,
Mt Ranier National Park NPS page and
Mt Ranier National Park page by William Uhler.


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