Rainier Retreat - Gateway to Paradise and Mt. Rainier National Park

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Rainier Retreat - Gateway to Paradise and Mt. Rainier National Park

Sightseeing
Mt. Rainier National Park is tremendous in every season, snowshoeing in the winter, and extraordinary hikes through natural wildflowers up through snowbanks from Paradise (south side of the mountain) and Sunrise (north side of the mountain). Mt. Rainier has more glaciers than any other mountain in the US, and rises almost from sea level to 1440 feet, one of the highest mountains in North America.
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Mount Rainier National Park
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Mt. Rainier National Park is tremendous in every season, snowshoeing in the winter, and extraordinary hikes through natural wildflowers up through snowbanks from Paradise (south side of the mountain) and Sunrise (north side of the mountain). Mt. Rainier has more glaciers than any other mountain in the US, and rises almost from sea level to 1440 feet, one of the highest mountains in North America.
City/town information
Packwood is a mountain community with several unique coffeeshops, breweries, pubs, and is the gateway to Mt. Rainier and White Pass Ski Area.
Packwood
Packwood is a mountain community with several unique coffeeshops, breweries, pubs, and is the gateway to Mt. Rainier and White Pass Ski Area.

City advice

Don't miss

Beautiful waterfall in the forest 3 minutes behind our cabin

Go into the woods behind the cabin about 50 feet to trail, turn right and in 3-5 minutes you will be at our beautiful waterfall in the national forest. level hike, easy with kids of any age. (round trip 10 minutes!)
Don't miss

Mt. Rainier National Park - Trail of the Patriarchs

Just 25 minutes drive to the East Entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park near the Ohannapacosh Campground is the 'Trail of the Patriarchs" a 1.5 mile loop trail that crosses the river on a swinging bridge and has an amazing loop through thousand year old cedars and firs - towering over 250 feet high. This is a must for young and old. Easy trail, even for a 2 year old.