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Silver Falls Hike in Mt. Rainier National Park

Sat Jun 04, 2011

Saturday, June 4, 2011 is the day summer officially arrived in the Pacific Northwest.  At least, that’s the way we see it! 

Our nephew was visiting from Texas, so we decided to take him on one of our favorite hikes in the Ohanapecosh area of the Park (about 20-25 minutes south of here).  When we arrived at the trailhead, the car thermometer registered a comfortable 75 degrees, making it a perfect day to explore. 

Silver Falls is the largest volume waterfall in Mt. Rainier National Park and, like all the waterfalls out here this time of year, it’s… Read Full Story