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

We  pick you up from 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.   If you are staying in Seattle, meet us at the SR512 Park and Ride located at 10617 S. Tacoma Way, Lakewood, WA  98499.  Parking is free or you can take a bus here.  See our “Seattle Guest” info page for more details.  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.

Summer Mt Rainier Tour
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.  On the way to the Park, a stop at a local bakery will be made 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.