Choose Your Pace: Hiking Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens
Learn about the natural history of Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens as you explore old-growth forests, alpine meadows and historic Longmire Springs at the pace you choose each day.
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Program No. 9688RJ
7 days
Starts at

At a Glance

Experience an active hiking adventure that will take you on hikes to flower-covered alpine meadows, old-growth forests, waterfalls, beautiful mountain overlooks and spectacular Mount St. Helens, where you can peer into the crater left from the 1980 volcanic eruption. Each day you'll choose a hiking group based on your challenge preference. On every hike, no matter how challenging, you'll explore the area's history, geology, flora and fauna with local experts.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Choose Your Pace
Each day, choose from multiple hiking options based on your desired level of challenge and pace, ranging from 3-7 miles on varied terrain. Elevations of 5,600-7,400 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Hiking around Naches Peak provides outstanding views of Mount Rainier, carpets of wildflowers and a fascinating walk through a majestic old-growth forest.
  • At Paradise on Mount Rainier’s south side, hike through wildflower meadows on the flanks of the mountain and enjoy dinner at Paradise Inn.
  • Explore historic Longmire Springs on the west side of Mount Rainier, hike to several of the waterfalls in the park and experience Sunrise on the east side for close-up views of the mountain’s glaciers.
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