14 Photos from Our Adventure to Mount Rainier National Park
Our first time in this beautiful national park
For my first story in The Outbound, I'd like to share some pics from one of our most recent trips. It was our first time visiting Mt Rainier National Park even though we live so close to it.
The main reason why we don't usually frequent national parks is because we have a dog and they are not allowed on pretty much any trail. I understand the reason behind this rule after seeing many dog owners not following the rules (this is why we can't have nice things!). But we decided to go anyway before the snow starts to fall; I'd be hiking and Rachel would be taking care of the dog.
To summarize the trip: we drove around a lot, I hiked the Lakes Trail and we both hiked to Snow Lake (it's a short trail and it was in the morning and still cool so we could leave the dog in the car).
And now, some photos I took during this trip.Fog during the first morning in the park
Creek with the star of the park in the background
Bring enough batteries and memory cards!
Berries at the shore of one of the many lakes in the Lakes Trail
Drives are pretty good there too
Mt Rainier behind the clouds at sunset
Snow lake early in the morning
Somewhere in the Lakes Trail
Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.
Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph.