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Winter picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Icefall on Skyline Trail picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Cycling picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Black Bear picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Dining picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Skyline Trail picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Skyline Trail picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Silver Falls Trail picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Grove of the Patriarchs picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Sunrise picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Longmire picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Paradise picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Reflection Lake picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Park Program at Longmire picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Rangers picture in Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier with wildflower meadows below is a spectacular sight. Rene Frederick Getty Images

In winter, Mount Rainier is a gorgeous place to ski. Image Source Getty Images

A view of the giant icefall as seen from Skyline Trail near Panorama Point. Feng Wei Photography Getty Images

Cycling is just one of the many outdoor activities available at Mount Rainier. Karl Weatherly Getty Images

Black bears are among the many animals that make their home in the park. Danita Delimont Getty Images

There are plenty of scenic picnic spots around Mount Rainier National Park, but for a sit-down meal, head to one of the park's lodges, such as the historic Paradise Inn. Jasperdo Flickr

The 5 ½-mile Skyline Trail in Paradise is a picturesque trek in the summer when the subalpine wild flowers are blooming. Feng Wei Photography Getty Images

To catch the park's wild flowers in peak bloom along the Skyline Trail, plan your visit for late July. Feng Wei Photography Getty Images

Three different hikes of varying lengths lead to the stunning Silver Falls and Ohanapecosh River. Bruce Heinemann Getty Images

Centuries-old Douglas fir and western red cedar trees tower overhead in the Grove of the Patriarchs. MWP Getty Images

From Sunrise, hikers can enjoy great views of Mount Rainier and Emmons Glacier. Mark C Stevens Getty Images

The Longmire area of the park, which is now a designated national historic district, hosts the building used as the original park headquarters. Jasperdo Flickr

Hiking is a popular activity in the Paradise area of the park. jurgita.photography Getty Images

On a clear day, you can see Mount Rainier reflected in the water. Lightvision Getty Images

The park offers programs like "Shadows of the Past Living History" to tell the stories of the people who shaped Mount Rainier National Park, such as James Longmire, who settled the area, activist John Muir and mountaineer P.B. Van Trump, among others. NPS Photo

Rangers lead activities like snowshoeing in the winter. NPS Photo

Main picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Winter picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Icefall on Skyline Trail picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Cycling picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Black Bear picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Dining picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Skyline Trail picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Skyline Trail picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Silver Falls Trail picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Grove of the Patriarchs picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Sunrise picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Longmire picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Paradise picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Reflection Lake picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Park Program at Longmire picture in Mount Rainier National Park
Rangers picture in Mount Rainier National Park

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