6 Facts – Mount Rainier National Park
We are visiting Mount Rainier National Park this week and as of now, it is still hard to see the beautiful Mountain. This is the best I could get, actually I am not even sure it is under those clouds. We are hoping the sun will come out in a few days and we can get some awesome photos to share with you.
Did You Know? 6 Facts about Mount Rainier National Park
- Mount Rainier is an active volcano located in the southeast of Seattle, Washington.
- It last erupted in 1894. It is a part of the Cascade Range and also the highest mountain in Washington with a height of 14,411 feet. This range is a long stretch of volcanic mountains around 800 miles.
- One of the world’s most massive volcanoes, Mount Rainier can dominate the skyline for 100 miles before you reach the park named after it.
- Mount Rainier is the highest mountain in Washington and is believed to be at least 500,000 years old.
- Nearly three miles in height, Mount Rainier is the tallest peak in the Cascade Range; it dwarfs 6,000-foot surrounding summits, appearing to float alone among the clouds.
- Mount Rainier is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world.
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