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Thirty miles from Mount Rainier National Park, Orting offers a wide range of outdoor activities. While in Orting check out one of the festivals, hike or bike on the Foothills Trail or rent a private, man-made lake for water skiing. For more information click on the links below.
The Grande Floral Street Parade travels through the cities of Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting all on the same day. There are many activities for the family to enjoy.
Orting Pumpkin Fest, Second weekend in October.
Food featuring pumpkin recipes, live entertainment, events, children's activities, parade and more.
Voights Creek Hatchery. 19112 Pioneer Way, Orting, WA 98360. Phone: 360-893-6440.
Paved 20 mile trail for biking and walking that was built on the old railroad bed which passes through the middle of downtown Orting and then along the Carbon River Levee.
Mt. Rainier National Park. Park Headquarters - 55210 238th Avenue E, Ashford, WA 98304. Phone: 360-569-2211; TDD: 360-569-2177; Fax: 360-569-2170.
Mountain climbing, hiking and biking trails, fishing, boating, snow skiing, snow boarding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and ranger-guided snowshoe walks.
Trailside Cyclery. 207 Van Scoyoc Avenue SW, Orting, WA 98360. Phone: 360-893-7333.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Biking Puget Sound: 50 Rides from Olympia to the San Juans by Bill Thorness. Fifty of the best outings are highlighted in this book to enjoy the amazing scenery along with the Handy at a Glance chart featuring the routes features, difficulty level, length, elevation gain, time and points of interest. Order now...
Take a Walk: 110 Walks Within 30 Minutes of Seattle and the Greater Puget Sound by Sue Muller Hacking. Walk descriptions include complete information about special attractions, length, difficulty, amenities available, disabled access, connecting trails, dog restrictions, trail descriptions plus a map. Order now...
Mountain Biking the Puget Sound Area: A Guide to the Best Off-Road Rides in Greater Seattle, Tacoma, and Everett by Santo Criscuolo. This highly detailed mountain bike guide uses easy quick-references plus detailed maps and ride descriptions enabling one to enjoy mountain biking in the Puget Sound. Order now...
A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands: Olympia to Port Angeles, 2nd Edition by Migael Scherer. This edition contains many color photographs, nautical chart segments along with information on weather, tides, currents, commercial traffic patterns, local history and attractions plus a larger size book with a lay-flat binding for easy use. Order now...
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