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Mineral is tucked away in the Cascade Mountains offering fantastic views of Mt. Rainier. With nearby Mt. Rainier National Park and Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Mineral offers every type of outdoor recreation. Fishermen can fish Mineral Lake for trout, salmon and steelhead. Explore this page to find where to stay and what to do and see.
Mt. Rainier National Park. 55210 238th Avenue E, Ashford, WA 98304. Phone: 360-569-2211; TDD: 360-569-2177; Fax: 360-569-2170.
Mount St. Helens
Mount St. Helens offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities. A wide array of trails makes hiking a popular pastime. See our page on Mount St Helens hiking trails for information on the trails. Helicopter tours enables you to see the aerial view of the mountains and its surrounding area.
Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Cowlitz Valley Ranger District: 10024 Highway 12, PO Box 670, Randle, WA 98377. Phone: 360-497-1100; TTY: 360-891-5003.
Gifford Pinchot has unlimited recreational activities such as hiking and biking trails including the Pacific Crest Trail, water activities (canoeing, kayaking, rafting, boating and fishing) in one of the many lakes or rivers, horseback riding, camping and OHV riding as well as winter sports.
White Pass Scenic Byway
This is a popular byway for exploring Mt. Rainier and Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument and for viewing wildlife such as Bald Eagles, Rocky Mountain Elk, Mountain Goats and Bighorn Sheep to name a few.
Headquarters Tavern. 112 E. Front Street, Mineral, WA 98355. Phone: 360-492-3261.
Mineral Market. 104 Front Street E, Mineral, WA 98355. Phone: 360-492-3237.
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