Online Reservations

Loading ...

Area Activities - Spring Activities

We're having an early Spring this year. Roads into Mt. Rainier National Park are already open, and the lower elevation hikes are completely snow free. Hike, bike, snowshoe, sled -- all in one day. We even have some great Spring Specials.

Explore Mt. Rainier National Park

It’s already like mid-July up here!  The snow has melted early this year, and conditions are already like mid-summer for hiking!  Head up to the top of Sunrise for the… Learn More

Mt. Rainier Gondola Scenic Rides & Summit House Dining

Take a scenic Mt. Rainier Gondola ride to 6872’.  Awesome views and dining at the Summit House, Washington’s highest restaurant.

For years, we’ve been telling our non-skier guests, family and… Learn More

National Forest Hiking

Alta Crystal Resort is tucked in the national forest, and there are miles and miles of trails from your door.  In fact, you could hike to Mexico or Canada from… Learn More

Driving the Chinook Scenic Byway

The Chinook Scenic Byway is the only drive in Washington that’s both a scenic byway and an All American Road.  That should give you an idea of just how beautiful… Learn More

Explore on a Bike

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

Mt. Rainier Views From Suntop Lookout

This old fire lookout is located at 5280 feet, with incredible views of Mt. Rainier and all the Cascades.  It’s an awesome place for views, but we also like to… Learn More

Mt. St. Helens

The Windy Ridge/Spirit Lake side of Mt. St. Helens makes a great day trip. And 2015 marks the 35th anniversary of the eruption, so it’s the perfect time to visit.

Learn More


Head up to the snow!  The snowshoeing up on Chinook Pass is fabulous in the Spring.

Explore the area around Tipsoo Lake.  Snowshoe around the Naches Peak Loop.  Head up… Learn More