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Area Activities - Fall Activities

Fall and Spring are two of our favorite seasons at Alta Crystal Resort. The crowds are gone and you often feel like to you have the forest and the mountains to yourself. We can always find lots to do but our recommendations will vary based on the snow pack.

EXPLORING MT. RAINIER NATIONAL PARK

Fall is a glorious time to explore Mt. Rainier National Park.  The summer crowds are gone, so you’ll often be alone with your thoughts on the trails.  In September, expect… Learn More

HIKE AROUND ALTA CRYSTAL RESORT

This whole area is a hiker’s delight.  In fact, we could probably give you a different trail to hike every day of the year!  Visit our blog for more detailed… Learn More

Mt. Rainier Gondola Rides

A must do for visitors to Washington state and everyone else!  You’ll be rewarded at the top with one of the best views of Mt. Rainier anywhere!  And, during your… Learn More

BERRY PICKING

With cooler Fall weather on the horizon, can berries be far behind?  Fall is a favorite season for both huckleberries and mountain blueberries.  It’s sometimes hard to get the locals… Learn More

BIKE RIDES

Grab a mountain bike and explore. We have rental bikes here, or feel free to bring your own.  Many “Best of Washington” trails are right in this area, and and… Learn More

FALL COLORS

Come up to Chinook Pass for some of the best colors in the state.  Vine maples, huckleberry bushes and larch produce an incredible display.  Larch (or Tamarack) is actually unique… Learn More

FEDERATION FOREST STATE PARK

There are lots of trails throughout this state park, and even though the main entrance closes in winter, the trails are open year-round.  Just drive to the Park and pick… Learn More

Fishing

There are dozens of lakes and rivers close by with excellent trout fishing.  The season runs from June through October, and when you arrive, we can give you a handout… Learn More