Mount Ranier National Park

Finally, we reached Mt. Ranier National Park.

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Entrance is $15 and is valid for 7 days.

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We stopped at several view points during the drive from the entrance to Paradise. The above is Kautz Creek.

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A big pine cone found on the ground at one of the stops.

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Trees with moss like stuff hanging all over.

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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.

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An antique vehicle on display.

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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.

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There is this huge cross cut of a giant Douglas fir just outside the museum with timeline of important events marker on it.

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You can click on the photos to have a larger view.

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The above Longmire Service Station was built in 1929.

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It was here that we got the first glimpse of Mount Ranier.

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A closer shot of the active volcano Mount Ranier.

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  1. etranger

    Those vehicles were made for the National Parks. They’re still in use in Glacier Park, I think reconditioned to run on natural gas. They’re known as Jammers or Red Jammers.

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