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Ohanapecosh Visitor Center

Mount Rainier National Park, WA
+1 360-569-6581
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Silver Falls Trail nearby

While we were in the area we hiked the Silver Falls Trail. It can be accessed from three different... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Mary H
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
A great visitor center

Not a big gift shop, but great informative Rangers staff this place. Nice static wildlife displays... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Denham Springs, Louisiana
via mobile
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Tourist center located on the southeastern side of Rainier National Park offering information on trout and fly-fishing.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“hot springs” (7 reviews)
“silver falls” (8 reviews)
“visitor center” (11 reviews)
Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

While we were in the area we hiked the Silver Falls Trail. It can be accessed from three different points - check with a ranger or pick up an information sheet for the Ohanapecosh area. We walked along the river - very enjoyable - lots...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Not a big gift shop, but great informative Rangers staff this place. Nice static wildlife displays offer a good perspective into the animals who live in the park. Nice hike around the area and quick access to the campground.

Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

At the Ohanapecosh visitor center we visited it and walked around for a quick sec. The ranger there was very knowledgable and there was tons of history on the location and the park itself. There we hiked the Silver falls trail to silver falls. It's...More

1  Thank Gerrold A
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We love our National Parks and travel to them to hike throughout the USA. This visitor center was really small , which is not a huge deal but a very outdated format. They have a very small gift center ( smallest I have seen). The...More

Thank SmurfySmurfette80
Reviewed 5 August 2016

City people need better signs. I loved the path but It was not well signed posted. Not sure if I saw the hot springs or not. I saw water but not sure they were the hot springs. The visitor center is inside the entrance to...More

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stopped to get information before continuing around the park road. It has a great interpretive center and provides background information for the area.

Thank Roy F
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The main reason for stopping at a ranger station is to get trail onformation. Sure there a a couple of displays and tiny gift shop but don't stop here for that. The young ranger who was there 2 days in a row had poor people...More

Thank TheLongLongTrailer
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Rangers that staff the visitors center are nice. A very small selection of souvenirs available. The part I liked the most was the 3-D topographical map of Mount Rainier National Park with many of the trails. There are displays of local wildlife as well.

Thank jmak4man
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The Ohanapecosh visitor center is located just inside the entrance of the Ohanapecosh campground about 3 miles (4.8k) north of the southeast entrance to the park on Hwy 123 or 42 miles (68k) east of the main park entrance, the Nisqually Entrance. This visitor center...More

1  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 12 December 2015

This is a nice visitor center to pair with the silver falls hike that is accessed here. Lots of information on the local wildlife and flora. Our daughter really got a kick out of it.

Thank Alexandra S
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