About This Point of Interest
Ascending to 14,410 feet above sea level, Mount Rainier stands as an icon in the Washington State landscape. An active volcano, Mount Rainier is the most glaciated peak in the contiguous U.S.A., spawning five major rivers. Sub alpine wildflower meadows ring the icy volcano while ancient forest cloaks Mount Rainier’s lower slopes. Travelers from all over the world come to explore the area. From day hikes to overnight adventures, they are here to discover the natural beauty of the area.