Sunrise is located at 6,100 feet, and is accessible to visitors only during the summer months, due to heavy snow fall in the winter. At the top, a display in the shingle-sidedSunrise Visitor Center tells the geologic story of Mount Rainier.The Center also houses restrooms, a grill and gift shop.Several hiking trails, many of them leading to scenic overlooks along tranquil paths, are suitable for non-hikers. Sunrise is reachable via Highway 410, the only road in Washington to be designated a National Scenic Byway.
The campground has 112 individual sites and is open late June to mid-September. The campground does not take reservations. Register at the campground. ... Read More
From resplendent old-growth forests and verdant rainforests to sandy coastal sanctuaries and freshwater lakes framed by sky-scraping peaks, Washington state’s... Read More