Greetings from Mount Rainier National Park

As volunteers in amazing Mt Rainier Park for over 10 years now, we are very aware of the backlog of needed work not funded by the government. Joining the National Parks Conservation Association we hope will be a way for us to further help the park we love so much.

Hank and Judy

Mount Rainier National Park

Majestic Mount Rainier is the highest peak in the Cascade Range and an active volcano with more glaciers than any other mountain in the United States. Just an hour's drive from Seattle, the park's wild landscape feels much further from civilization. The forests, parkland, wetlands, lakes and rivers offer 260 miles of trails and varied habitat to dozens of plant and animal species.

State(s): Washington

Established: 1899

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