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Hiking Twin Firs Trail in Mount Rainier National Park

If you love giant conifers in lush, evergreen forests, then you should check out the Twin Firs Trail, next time you visit Mount Rainier National Park. The trail is located in the lower forests of the park on the way … Continue reading

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Autumn Colors in Mount Rainier National Park

October is a magical time in Mount Rainier National Park! Subalpine foliage display shades of purple, pink, red, orange and yellow. Most notable are the color changes of Huckleberry plant leaves and Sitka Mountain Ash along with their striking, red … Continue reading

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Of Mountains and Forests

Once again, I ventured into the depths of forests and hiked mountain trails. Just days after I hiked the Quinault rain forest trails, I made my way through an old growth forest trail at Mount Rainier National Park, located in … Continue reading

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A Day at Mount Rainier National Park

Just before our extreme heat wave in June, here in the Pacific Northwest, I visited Mount Rainier National Park. There was still plenty of snow covering all the trails at Paradise Meadows, and lakes were still frozen. As many times … Continue reading

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The Carbon River Temperate Rain Forest

Welcome to the Carbon River Temperate Rain Forest, located on the west side of Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. What makes this Pacific Northwest rain forest different is that it is an inland rain forest, something one does not get … Continue reading

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