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Images of Mount Rainier National Park

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Nisqually Glacier: One of 25 named glaciers that radiate outward from the summit of Mount Rainier.

Ingraham Flats: A climbing group camping in a high alpine area.

Carbon River Old Growth: The mountain is surrounded by old growth forests. The northwest corner contains coastal species such as Sitka Spruce and is considered a true rain forest.

Christine Falls: One of the beautiful waterfalls visible on the road to Paradise.

Deer: Black-tailed deer.

Early Climbers: Climbing party at Paradise, circa 1920s. Climbing Guide Erroll Rawson is third from right.

Marmot: The hoary marmot lives in the subalpine areas of Mount Rainier.

Mountain Goat: A native species in Mount Rainiers alpine areas.

Nisqually Entrance: The first automobiles entered Mount Rainier in 1907. An early view of the rustic arch at the entrance to the park.

Bear Grass: One of the beautiful wild flowers found in the forests and meadows of Mount Rainier.

Wild flowers: In meadows above Paradise.

Paradise Lodge:
Built in 1931, the structure was removed in the late 1960s.

Ranger in Paradise:
Ranger leading a walk. This image was reproduced from a hand tinted lantern slide used in early Naturalist programs.

Reflection Lake:
One of the most photographed views in the park.

Silver Falls:
Spectacular waterfall along the Ohanapecosh River.

Old Growth Forest:
One of the important resources protected in Mount Rainier National Park.

Summit of Mount Rainier:
A view of the summit craters at the top of this active volcano.

View From Sunrise: The view of the mountain from the 6,400 Sunrise area. The Emmons glacier is the largest by area in the United States (outside of Alaska).

View From White Pass:
A view of Mount Rainier from White Pass in winter.

Spotted Owl: Federally listed as "threatened," they inhabit old growth forests like those in Mount Rainier National Park.

   

 

For Additional Information Contact:

Mount Rainier National Park
Tahoma Woods, Star Route
Ashford, WA 98304-9751
(360) 569-2211 x. 3314

 

For more information visit the National Park Service website