Sunrise Visitor Center

sunrise visitor center

Sunrise Visitor Center in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, is the park’s highest visitor facility at 6,400 feet (1.95072 kilometers).

sunrise visitor center

Sunrise Point offers nearly 360-degree views of the surrounding valleys, Mount Rainier, and other volcanoes in the Cascade Range such as Mount Adams.

sunrise visitor center

Unfortunately, we didn’t have enough time at this spot to take advantage of the trails. But this trip was a candy box of samples rather than an immersive experience. Can’t have it both ways!

sunrise visitor center

Nevertheless, we were treated to some lovely views.

sunrise visitor center

I would like to think that one day I can return and spend more time, but in reality I know that won’t happen.

sunrise visitor center

Sunrise, as the name suggests, is one of the first places in the park to capture the early morning light.

sunrise visitor center

I felt fortunate, as always, to be able to experience the glorious outdoors in a location I had not seen before.

sunrise visitor center

Please enjoy the rest of the photos by clicking on an image to start the slideshow:

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2 thoughts on “Sunrise Visitor Center

  1. Jill Weatherholt August 22, 2016 / 3:55 am

    Stunning photographs, Roslyn. I can only imagine the spectacular sunrises. Thanks for sharing!


  2. RMW August 22, 2016 / 8:22 am

    Glad you nejoyed the photos, Jill.


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