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“Very special place!”
Review of Paradise Loop

Paradise Loop
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Owner description: A 5 to 6-mile trail with spectacular views of Mt. Rainier.
Seattle, Washington
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129 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Very special place!”
Reviewed 25 September 2013

It does take some time to get up to the mountain. Sometimes tourists to Seattle think it is closer than it is as it looks so close and magnificent. Absolute best time to visit is in summer to see the incredible wildflowers.
Be sure and bring a picnic.
If you are 62 or older, get a lifetime pass to ALL the national parks from the National Park website. VERY inexpensive and allows you and all the people in the car to enter for free.
Leave your animals at home, dogs are not allowed in most areas of the park.
Easy to visit for everyone, those more physically fit can take trail hikes, but those less so can easily still enjoy a visit

Visited August 2013
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4 Thank marybeth_abarbanel
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Columbus, Ohio
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157 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Easy, Gorgeous”
Reviewed 5 September 2013

This trail is easy, quick, and has breathtaking views of the range, Mt. Rainier, and wildflowers. It is paved, which is a plus.

Visited August 2013
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4 Thank Rachel P
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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48 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Beautiful views of Mt Rainier and the glaciers”
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Loved the mountain and the clean fresh air.
beautiful place and great views of glaciers.its a couple of hrs from SeaTac airport but totally worth the drive

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Pallavi R
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Portland, OR
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164 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“The Best Wildflowers”
Reviewed 31 August 2013

This loop has the best accessible wildflowers in the northwest. The season differs every year and can start as early as the thrid week in July to third week in August.

Visited August 2013
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Thank donjphoto
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Westhoughton, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Breathtaking”
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Plan your trip well, check weather forecasts before setting out. The best days to go are when it's sunny. In cloudy weather it could be a wasted journey. The views are spectacular, the wild flowers and stunning and the wildlife abundant. A couple of words of caution - apply sun cream (the temperature can be deceptive) and wear good walking shoes.

Visited July 2013
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6 Thank Hazel B
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