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Nearby Cities and Towns
You will find a variety of accommodations outside the park including hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, cabins, cottages, lodges, ranches and resorts.
Most of the facilities offering accommodations outside the park are located within nearby communities. Others are found scattered around the nearby area; usually alongside a main highway but away from town, sometimes off on a side road, or sitting beside a lake or river or nestled within a quiet forest grove.
To help you in your search, we have listed below several communities with lodging accommodations and other services catering to Mount Rainier National Park visitors. Population figures, where given, are for incorporated cities and towns from the 1999 U.S. Census Estimate.
The location of cities and towns near Mount Rainier National Park are shown on our map of Nearby Cities and Towns.
The perfect Mt. Rainier (and Crystal Mountain) resort. Come hide away in the woods. Our small resort is next to Mt. Rainier's Sunrise entrance, and just 10-15 minutes from the Crystal Mountain Ski Area. Swim in our year-round pool. Soak in our hot tub. Meet other guests at a bonfire, barbecue or other evening event. Stay in a charming suite or romantic honeymoon cabin, all with fireplaces, kitchens and more. 1920's recreation lodge, volleyball, croquet, hiking trails, bike rentals, summer Mt. Rainier Gondola and horseback rides, winter & spring skiing. Open year-round.
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Best selection of books on the Northwest.
The Complete Guide to the National Park Lodges, 6th Edition by David L. Scott and Kay W. Scott. This book is an insider's guide to finding the best lodges throughout the United States-and to securing a reservation well in advance to beat the crowds. Order now..
Camping Washington: The Best Public Campgrounds for Tents and RVs--Rated and Reviewed by Ron C. Judd. This guide outlines Washington's public campgrounds featuring a campsite rating systems, icons for tents and RV's, quick-reference maps, driving directions, the best hookups and showers along with reservation information. Order now...
Camping Washington, 2nd Edition: A Comprehensive Guide to Public Tent and RV Campgrounds (State Camping Series) by Steve Giordano. Over 400 public campgrounds are listed by geographic area, with necessary information including location, fees and recreational activities. Site maps are included along with tips on wildlife, camping etiquette and more. Order now...
Washington's Mount Rainier National Park: A Centennial Celebration by Tim McNulty and Pat O'Hara. In this official book, O'Hara and McNulty view the mountain through all its facets: from the geologic and climatic forces that continue to shape it, the rich legacy of humans' relationship with it and its delicate ecosystems. Order now...
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