View of Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state. The park was established on March 2, 1899 as the fifth national park in the United States. A favorite place and short drive from the Seattle area, Jesse Tam. About 1.8 million people visit Mount Rainier each year. The outdoors and snow cap Mount Rainier is a popular peak for mountaineering with some 10,000 attempts per year with approximately 50% making it to the summit.
One of the sites where visitors can enjoy a day trip or plan an extended stay with hiking, nature trails, meadows and lakes outdoors. The entire park was designated a National Historical Landmark District on February 18, 1997, for it’s high standard of design and preservation the park’s rustic style architecture.
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