Finally, we reached Mt. Ranier National Park.
Entrance is $15 and is valid for 7 days.
We stopped at several view points during the drive from the entrance to Paradise. The above is Kautz Creek.
A big pine cone found on the ground at one of the stops.
Trees with moss like stuff hanging all over.
The above is the Longmire Administration Building. This is the site of Longmire’s Medical Springs that James Longmire and his family developed in 1888 and 1889.
An antique vehicle on display.
One of the display in the Longmire Museum on food areas of North America that interests me. The museum is pretty small; just a few displays.
There is this huge cross cut of a giant Douglas fir just outside the museum with timeline of important events marker on it.
You can click on the photos to have a larger view.
The above Longmire Service Station was built in 1929.
It was here that we got the first glimpse of Mount Ranier.
A closer shot of the active volcano Mount Ranier.