Mount Rainier National Park Travel and Leisure

Some National Parks at a Glance

[Number, 18; total area, 10,739 square miles] NATIONAL PARKS IN ORDER OF CREATION LOCATION AREA IN SQUARE MILES DISTINCTIVE CHARACTERISTICS Hot Springs, 1832 Middle Arkansas 1-1/2 46 hot springs possessing curative properties—M Read More

About Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier, an active volcano, is the most prominent peak in the Cascades, and it is covered by 26 named glaciers including Carbon Glacier and Emmons Glacier, the largest in the continental United States. The mountain is popular for climbing, and more than half of the park is covered by subalpine and alpine forests. Paradise on the south slope is one of the snowiest places in the world, and the Longmire visitor center is the start of the Wonderland Trail, which encircles the mountain.

Discover and explore Mount Rainier National Park in the country of United States. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Mount Rainier helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of Mount Rainier. It is located on the continent of North America and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 46.85 and logitude 46.85. [Map of Mount Rainier].

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