Things to do

Here is a list of things to do. Check them all out, take a look around and you will fit right in. Click to see details

Art Galleries

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:


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:

Comet Falls

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:

Pearl Falls

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:

Spray Falls

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: 24/7 Website:

Suntop Lookout

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:


Northwest Backroads TV Show

Hosted by TV personality Grant Goodeve, Northwest Backroads has been traveling and promoting the Northwest United States for years. Watch for all the fun.

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Central Reservations Central Reservations is the center of it all. Whee to stay, where to eat, where to have fun. Visit one of America's great parks from every angle.
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Address: Ashford, WA 98304 Phone: 360-569-2000 Fax: 888-628-0839 Hours: 9am-7pm Everyday Email: Website:


Outdoors for All

Provides year round programs for disable adults and children such as snowboarding, skiing, rock-climbing, river rafting, cycling and more.

Address: 6344 NE 47th St, Suite 102 Seattle, WA 98115 Phone: 206-838-6030 Fax: 206-838-6035 Email: Website:


Lower Columbia Fishing Company

Full time fishing guide service located in Longview, WA that specializes in the pursuit of the Pacific Northwest most prized game fish; salmon, steelhead, sturgeon and trout.

Address: 4340 Columbia Heights RD Phone: 360-355-2956 Email: Website:

Tower Rock U-Fish, RV & Campground

Address: 137 Cispus Drive Randle WA USA 98377 Phone: (360) 497-7680 Email: Website:


Alpine Ascents

These guides are top athletes and experienced climbers who have tackled the planet's top peaks and are eager to share their expertise and get you up and down Rainier safely.

Address: 109 W Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: (206) 378-1927 Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4PM Website:

Copper Mountain

There are so many wonderful mountain ranges to witness while exploring the Mount Rainier, Ashford region. Copper Mountain is no exception. Reach the top and see a peak that will leave you speechless.

Address: Mt Rainier National Park, Ashford, WA 98304

Silver Falls

This is the easiest waterfall to get to along the Highway 410 / 123 corridor in Mt. Rainier National Park. The Ohanapecosh River cascades down large steps into a big blue punchbowl.

Address: Eastside Trail, Packwood, WA 98361 Website:

Tours Northwest

Come and experience old-growth forests, wildflower-filled meadows, and thundering waterfalls on this tour of glacier-clad Mt. Rainier.

Address: 8219 7th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108 Phone: (206) 768-1234 Hours: Monday - Sunday 7AM - 7PM Website:

Horseback Riding


Chinook Pass Outfitters

Ride with this skilled team of travelers through the glacier-fed streams of alpine meadows. The area is covered in wildflowers. Enjoy the Unspoiled mountain lakes of the William O. Douglas Wilderness

Address: 10821 Old Naches Highway, Naches, WA 98937 Phone: (509) 653-2633 Email: Website:


Crystal Mountain Trail Riders

Come ride with real Cowboys. They don't soak ya for a ride. They offer the most unique, the highest quality experience of a lifetime. This isn't your typical 'beach horse. Real working livestock

Address: Crystal Mountain, Parking Lot Upper "C: Phone: 509-895-9120 Email: Website:

Mountain Climbing

International Mountain Guides

Climb the summits with International Mountain Guides. Offering climbing, trekking, and mountaineering expeditions try your hand at Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams or even the North Cascades.

Address: 31111 SR 706 East, P.O. Box 246, Ashford, WA 98304 Phone: 360-569-2609 Fax: 866-279-7455 Email: Website:


Chinook Pass Scenic Byway

Premier driving tour in Washington State to 5,430 foot Chinook Pass-through Mt. Rainier National Park reveals deep canyons, crashing waterfalls, dense forests, wildlife and stunning views.

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