Day Hike - Mt Rainier

Mt Rainier

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7:00 AM at Issaquah Park and Ride
I am planning to do some short easy hikes around sunrise and Chinook pass then stay at the White River campground Saturday night. On Sunday I am planning on starting with sunrise at Tipsoo lake and then driving around the mountain to Paradise, possibly stopping at Grove of the Patriarchs, Box Canyon and Reflection Lakes on the way.Fees are 15 dollar entrance per vehicle and 12 dollars per site at the White River campground. We could photograph wild flowers around sunrise, Chinook pass and Paradise get photos of the Milky Way right over Mount Rainier from ether Sunrise or Tipsoo Lake if you want to get up at 1am. Get the sunrise from Tipsoo Lake, reflections from Tipsoo and/or Reflection Lakes. The flowers should be at peak about this time due to the amount of snow they had last winter.
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