Park Address: 55210 238th Avenue East Ashford, Washington
Latitude and Longitude GPS: 46.8800° N, 121.7269° W
Park Hours: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily.
Park Fees: $50 Year Pass, $30 Vehicle Pass, $15 Per Person, Campground Fees.
Visitor Center Information: Jackson Visitor Center -- Paradise Rd E, Ashford, WA 98304.
Park Size: 236,400 acres
Weather Summary: The best time to visit this park is in late spring early summer.
Hiking Trails and Overlooks: Skyline Trail, Spray Park, Naches Peak Loop, Glacier Basin, Tolmie Peak, Summerland, Mount Fremont Lookout, Rampart Ridge, Narada Falls, Burroughs Mountain, Wonderland Trail, Silver Falls Trail, Greenwater Lakes Trail.
Glaciers in the Park: Emmons Glacier, Nisqually Glacier, Carbon Glacier, South Tahoma Glacier, Winthrop Glacier, Kautz Glacier, Ingraham Glacier, Inter Glacier, Wilson Glacier, Flett Glacier, Puyallp Glacier, Van Trump Glacier, Pyramid Glacier.
Mountains in the Park: Mount Rainer, Burroughs Mountain, Little Tahoma Peak, Dege Peak, Pinnacle Peak, Unicorn Peak, Skyscraper Mountain, Liberty Cap, Stevens Peak, Marcus Peak, Plummer Peak, Lane Peak, Chutla Peak.
Creeks: Van Trump Creek, Kautz Creek.
Rivers: Nisqually River, Puyallp River, Paradise River. North Puyallp River, South Puyallp River.
Lakes: Mowich Lake, Tipsoo Lake, Snow Lake, Bench Lake, Eunice Lake, Reflections Lake, Mystic Lake, Louise Lake, Lake George, Sheep Lake, Golden Lakes.
Animals Native to Park: In the summer, ground squirrels, marmots, chipmunks, chickarees and pika are commonly spotted in the Paradise and Sunrise areas. Hoary marmots in particular, are meadow residents often seen from the nature trails near Paradise. Cougars, also known as pumas or mountain lions are also park residents.
Interesting Facts About Mount Rainier National Park: Mount Rainier and its associated geologic and glacial features. At a height of 14,410 feet, Mount Rainier is the highest volcanic peak in the contiguous United States.