• Mount Rainier peeks through clouds, viewed across subalpine wildflowers and glacial moraine.

    Mount Rainier

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The purple flower of a Western Dog Violet.
Barely a few centimeters tall, the Western Dog Violet is one of the many hidden wonders of Mount Rainier.
NPS Photo

Mount Rainier is a patchwork of vistas: deep green forests, tumbling rivers, flower dotted meadows, ice-blue glaciers, a snow-shrouded volcano… See the Photo Gallery and Video Gallery to discover what makes Mount Rainier National Park one of our nation's crown jewels.

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Did You Know?

Tahoma Creek suspension bridge

The 93 mile Wonderland Trail encircles the mountain offering hikers commanding views of Mount Rainier blanketed by 25 icy glaciers. The trail leads through extensive subalpine meadows of wildflowers and lowland old growth forest. The Tahoma Creek suspension bridge is part of the Wonderland Trail.