Itinerary 2: Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford, Mineral Lake, Eatonville
Day 1: Seattle - Crystal Mountain
Day 2: Crystal Mountain - Mount Rainier National Park
Day 3:Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford, Mineral Lake, Eatonville
Day 3 Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford, Mineral Lake, Eatonville
Ashford / Mineral Area
Ashford: Base camp for climbs to the top of Mt. Rainier, a picturesque mountain hamlet with art and pottery studios,
eateries, shops and mountain outfitters.
Whittaker Mountaineers, in Ashville
Talk and slide show on climbing legends and summit attempts Pre-arrange, fee-based.
Ex-Nihilo Sculpture Park, Elbe
This sculpture park is populated with creations made from welded metal.
See choppers, guitar players, cowboys, trains, animals and more – all made from used metal.
See a dinosaur with a jaw made from backhoe teeth and legs made from drivelines of a van. May – October.
Home to world’s smallest post office, beautiful views of Mt. Rainier
Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad, Mineral
Ex-perience a steam train ride on a vintage locomotive through the picturesque foothills of Mt. Rainier.
Be on the lookout – herds of majestic Roosevelt Elk are often seen grazing in nearby pastures along the route.
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, Eatonville
At the Northwest Trek Wildlife Park in Eatonville, naturalist-guided tram tours bring
visitors face-to-face with free-roaming bison, mountain goats, caribou and more than 200 other native Northwest animals.
See wolves, bears, cougars, eagles and explore the many nature trails at this 715-acre park.
Special rates are available for groups of 15 or more when reservations are made.
Pioneer Farm Museum & Ohop Indian Village
Learn how the pioneers lived at the Pioneer
Farm located just north of Eatonville. It is a “hands on” homestead built in 1887 with many activities for adults and children.
Tour guides are happy to tell the experiences of those who homesteaded in Washington. A variety of tour experiences are available.
Family on Trail in Wildflowers above Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park
Hiking at Martha Falls in Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park near Ohanepecosh
-- Mount Rainier Peak
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