Mount Rainier National Park (Longmire and Paradise): Look Who’s Traveling
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Mount Rainier National Park (Longmire and Paradise): Look Who’s Traveling

[Dad] Go. We’re at Reflection… We’re at Reflection Lake, but well…there’s not a good reflection. We’re going on a trip to the Pacific Northwest. We will be visiting Seattle, Vancouver, and much more. Join us on our fun adventure. This is Mt. Rainier National Park. We have arrived in Ashford. We’re in Mount Rainier National Park. Established in 1899, Mt.…

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Visit Longmire: Gateway to Mount Rainier
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Visit Longmire: Gateway to Mount Rainier

Deep in the forest at the foot of Mount Rainier during an expedition up the Nisqually River James Longmire discovered an unusual meadow filled with volcanic mineral springs. With the establishment of the first inn near the meadow Longmire’s settlement became the gateway to experiencing Mount Rainier. We invite you to follow in the footsteps of James Longmire and many…

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Paradise Inn Grand Reopening
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Paradise Inn Grand Reopening

[Jared Infanger] Look around, soak it up. You’re standing in a relocated forest. Over a century ago, the Silver Forest where trees were burned, were harvested and relocated to Paradise and the logs were used to construct the Paradise Inn. So the question was how do you compete subalpine meadows filled with wildflowers or contend with awe-inspiring power of an…

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Let’s Hike Sourdough Ridge, Mount Rainier NP
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Let’s Hike Sourdough Ridge, Mount Rainier NP

Let’s hike Sourdough Ridge. The Sourdough Ridge Trail is a quick hike from the busy Sunrise Visitor Center into Mt. Rainier’s rich, alpine meadows. Although the jagged ridges of its 7,000-ft. peaks make look imposing, the Sourdough Ridge Trail is actually quite gentle, and is a popular hike for families with children, and anyone else wanting to get away from…

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