Discover Volcano Country

Mount Rainier National Park

Olympia/Tacoma

This park features the 14,410-ft Mt Rainier. Sunrise is the highest point in the park (6400 ft) that you can reach by car. Visit the park’s website to learn more about all the hikes, walks and activities this spectacular park offers.

https://www.nps.gov/mora/index.htm

 

Mt St Helens Volcanic National Monument

Olympia/Tacoma/Stevenson

On 18, 1980, Mt. St. Helens erupted, scorching 230 square miles of forest. Grey volcanic ash drifted over Eastern Washington, turning day into night.

Today, visit this park and see how the environment is recovering from this natural disaster. Plants, animals and birds have all returned to the area. There are plenty of trails and viewpoints throughout the park. Visit their website to begin this unique experience.

https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/giffordpinchot/home/?cid=stelprdb5199437

 

Point Defiance Park

Tacoma

This large 760-acre park includes Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. Enjoy the natural beauty of saltwater beaches, forest trails and display gardens. Kayak rentals available.

https://www.metroparkstacoma.org/point-defiance-park/