Mt. Rainier Activities
We want you to have a great time. To enjoy yourself and to see all that is offered. Here is a list of activities and things to do. Check them all out, take a look around and you will fit right in. Click to see details.
Daniel Kenner's Sculpture Park
"Ex-Nihilo," which is Latin for something created out of nothing. You'll want to pause and admire Dan's skill and imagination, metal sculptures that at first glance resemble a science fiction novel.
Address: 22410 SR 706 East, Ashford, WA 98304 Email: Website: DanielKlennert.com
Come in, experience and buy a collection of Native American artwork. Four Winds sells handwoven baskets, handmade drums, jewelry, paintings, photos and artifacts, all connected to a variety of tribes.
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Address: 127 Washington Ave N, Eatonville, WA 98328 Phone: (253) 985-0059 Hours: Monday - Sunday 11AM - 5PM Email: Website: davidwcraig.com
Crystal Mountain Mt. Rainier Gondola
The Mt. Rainier Gondola, the first gondola to be installed at a ski resort in Washington, whisks visitors to 6,872 ft.
Address: Crystal Mountain Gondola Opens December 23rd! Phone: 360-663-3050 Fax: 360-663-3057 Hours: 7:15AM to 9:PM for breakfast, skiing or dinner Email: Website: MtRainierGondola.com
Falling from around 390 feet by the source of a glacier and resembling the tail of a comet, if there was one waterfall that every visitor to Mount Rainier National Park should see, Comet Falls is it.
Address: Located 2.3 miles east of the Cougar Rock Campground. Hours: Best flows are between May and July. Website: WaterfallsNorthwest.com/CometFalls
Pearl Falls is one of the most difficult waterfalls to reach in the park, and although never measured, people suspect it to be close to 400 feet tall.
Address: There are no trails to the falls and a minimum of about 3 miles of off-trail travel will be required to see it up close. Hours: Best flows are between May and August. Website: WaterfallsNorthwest.com/PearlFalls
The easiest and maybe the prettiest waterfall to get to along the Highway 410/123 corridor, the Ohanapecosh River cascades down large steps into a big blue punchbowl.
Address: Located in the southeast corner of Mt. Rainier National Park. Hours: Best flows are year round. Website: WaterfallsNorthwest.com/SilverFalls
Spray Falls curtain down a wall of Andesite for almost 300 feet, spreading out to as much as 80 feet wide towards the bottom of the falls.
Address: Accessed from the end of the Mowich Lake Road in Mount Rainier Park. Hours: Best flows are between May and September. Website: WaterfallsNorthwest.com/SprayFalls
View of Mt. Rainier to the south, central Cascades, Olympic Mountains, and Mt. Baker to the north, spectacular 3,000 ft. drop leading to the White River on the east, and Huckleberry Creek on the west.
Address: From State Route 410 to FS Road #73 to #7315 to #510, Trail #1183 - Hikers Only
Upper Stevens Creek Falls
One of the best waterfalls in Washington State, located within spitting distance of a tourist-magnet trail, is virtually unknown to the world. The approximate height and drop are 375 feet.
Address: Located in the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park. Hours: Best flows between May and September. Website: WaterfallsNorthwest.com/UpperStevensCreekFalls