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Great Drive

Don't have time for a hike go for a drive around Paradise Loop for some spectacular views... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2018
Charlottetown, Canada
Beautiful drive in September

We went for One day Drive on paradise Loop. Event heough we were moving form spot to spot, we could... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Rahul S
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A 5 to 6-mile trail with spectacular views of Mt. Rainier.
Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Reviewed 24 December 2018

Don't have time for a hike go for a drive around Paradise Loop for some spectacular views throughout the park.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We went for One day Drive on paradise Loop. Event heough we were moving form spot to spot, we could capture stunning views, good pictures, visit sun top summit ( had to climb due to road closure for last 1.5 mile). A stop at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Rahul S
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We drove parts of this road as we entered the park at the Nisqually Entrance. It was awesome and easy to drive with many areas to pull out. Enjoy the view and find many trail heads. There are rain forests and waterfalls and great viewpoints....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Violette54
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The mountains of Colorado have nothing on Mt. Rainier and the Paradise Loop is the perfect way to experience it. Come in July to experience wildflowers and warmer weather. If you're outdoorsy and in Washington it's a must visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AndersJecha
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We drove the Paradise loop and headed east- through Box Canyon...awesome... and out the Stevens Canyon Entrance. Absolutely beautiful views. Make time for the drive!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank karen29len
Reviewed 9 August 2018

One of two roads going into Mt Rainier NP on the west side, but by far the most used is the road to Paradise and Paradise Loop. If you are staying in the car to do your sight seeing then have patience and enjoy. If...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank cptrph
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This loop is a beautiful drive as the name suggest, it is indeed a paradise. You can drive through the scenic route and click photos.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 287neetam
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We did the skyline trail hike while here and it was fantastic. Even though we visited in July there was still snow on parts of the trails ( even met a skier going down one of the snow filled valleys). Highly recommended that you get...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank kayak_traveller
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Went here with my 2 teenage boys. The view here is amazing! We hiked a small trail and seen a few animals as well as a water fall, well worth a stop!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jd J
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The three different ecosystems in the park are so diverse it's worth taking the time to drive to all of them! You'll be surprised at all you'll see. I suggest two days so you can walk out a bit, but you don't need to go...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Heidi B
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