The Details

"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves." -John Muir

Pick-up and Drop-off


Meet us at the Tacoma Dome Parking Station, 2433 East E Street, Tacoma, WA  98421 at 0750.  Parking is free and there are some paid parking stalls.  We can also pick you up at your hotel  in Tacoma, DuPont, Lakewood,  and other locations in the Southern Puget Sound.  Staying at a lodge near the Nisqually Entrance (southwest corner, Ashford area)?  We are happy to pick you up here as well.   Pick up times vary depending on your location and season.  Our pick up times range from 7:30 to 9:30am.  Tours are from 8 – 11 hours in length depending on season, weather and traffic.

Mt Rainier Tours
Mount Rainier Tours

Travel In Comfort


You will travel in a comfortable touring van as your professional tour guide does all the driving!  Enjoy being able to roll down your window;  hear the birds sing, water flowing and smell the sweet mountain air.  We will stop at a local bakery along the way  to pick up your pre-ordered lunch.

We will keep our eyes out for wildlife sightings, learn about the ecology, geology, glaciers, park history and enjoy  delightful scenery throughout the day.  A variety of hiking trails will be used to give you a personal connection to this amazing National Park.

Discover Nature, LLC provides binoculars, trekking poles a spotting scope for close up views of black-tailed deer, black bears, marmots, glaciers, summit climbers and other surprises.