A Visitor's Guide to Paradise at Mount Rainier National Park

Hiking: – Paradise offers a variety of hiking trails, suitable for different skill levels. Popular hikes include the Skyline Trail

Wildflowers: – Paradise is renowned for its wildflower displays. The wildflower season typically peaks in late July and August.

Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing: – In the winter, Paradise becomes a winter wonderland. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are popular activities.

Wildlife Viewing: – Keep an eye out for wildlife. Paradise is home to marmots, deer, and other animals. Birdwatching is also popular.

Ranger Programs: – Join ranger-led programs, which can include guided hikes, talks, and other educational activities.

Lodging and Dining: – Paradise has a historic lodge, the Paradise Inn, which offers lodging and dining services.

Safety:- Be prepared for rapidly changing weather conditions, especially in the spring and fall.

Leave No Trace:- Practice Leave No Trace principles to help preserve the park's natural beauty and protect the environment.

Respect the Park:- Help preserve the park by not picking flowers or disturbing wildlife, and be respectful of park rules and regulations.