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Longmire is 95 miles (153 km) southeast of Seattle. Site of the Mineral Spring Resort as developed by James Longmire in 1884.
Longmire Museum is housed in the park's original headquarters.
The Grove of the Patriarchs is a short walk from the parking area near the Stevens Canyon Entrance. Douglas fir, western red-cedar and western hemlock.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
The Seven Wonders of Washington State: Your guide to exploring the natural wonders of the Evergreen State by Howard Frisk. This guide is compiled by a local native. Each of the seven iconic natural wonders have a description of what makes it amazing plus useful tidbits of information accompanied with beautiful colored photographs. Order now...
Mt. Rainier: Adventures and Views by John Harlin III and James Martin. Get up close and personal with the of Mount Rainier. Photographer James Martin captures the awesome beauty of this majestic peak, from its icy glaciers to its lush alpine meadows, while climber and writer John Harlin provides engrossing accounts of adventure on the mountain. 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...
Adventure Guide to Mount Rainier: Hiking, Climbing and Skiing in Mt. Rainier National Park by Jeff Smoot. Includes descriptions of tourist trails, nature trails, off-trail hiking, bike routes, minor peak scrambling, skiing and snowshoeing areas, and of course, summit routes. Order now...
Mount Rainier: A Climbing Guide, 2nd Edtion by Mike Gauthier. by Mike Gauthier. Find all the neccessary information on climbing the Rainier's famed glaciers including logistics, regulations and permits. Nearby mountaineering training sites and tips on guide service selection are also included plus bonus routes on adjacent Little Tahoma, Washington's third highest peak. Order now...
Day Hike! Mount Rainier: The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day, 3rd Edition by Ron C. Judd. This guide features over 50 of the best trails for day hikes. Each trail is rated and range from easy-moderated to difficult-extreme. Also included are topographical maps, trail descriptions and photographs. Order now...
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