Mount Rainier National Park
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.
Mt St Helens Volcanic National Monument
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.
Point Defiance Park
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.