Box Canyon Loop, Mount Rainier National Park

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Box Canyon Loop is located in Mount Rainier National Park. See Box Canyon Loop and all Mount Rainier National Park has to offer by arranging your trip with our Mount Rainier National Park vacation generator.
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  • It is a short walk and won't take so much time. The valley is really deep, and you felf as if it grabs you from the bottom. From the view of the rest area is also wonderful  more »
  • Nice little stop right off the main road. Short hike is perfect for young children or people with limited abilities. Highlight is walking on rock exposed by the last ice age. Bathrooms and picnic spot...  more »
  • Don't miss this easy half-mile stroll (no hills). I recommend you do NOT look over the bridge until the end of your walk. This way, you will get an amazing surprise half-way through your walk looking ...  more »

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You could visit Mount Rainier National Park on a day trip from Seattle, but you'll probably want to stay in or closer to the park to maximize your time there. The park provides three developed campgrounds and one primitive one with nearly 500 individual sites between them. For extra creature comforts, book a room at either the National Park Inn or the larger Paradise Inn. Many park visitors lay their heads in the villages west of the park along National Park Highway. Places such as Jasper, Mineral Lake, and Alder Lake offer a mix of lodges, inns, and bed and breakfasts, almost all of which deliver full views of towering Mount Rainier. You might also find reasonable summer deals on hotels at Crystal Mountain Ski Resort just north of the park, though this is a less convenient option.
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