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Mount Rainier Wilderness

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Mount Rainier National Park is located in Washington State, on the west-side of the Cascade Range, approximately 50 miles southeast of the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area. Year-round access to the park is via state route 706 to the Nisqually Entrance in the southwest corner of the park. Limited winter access is available via highway 123 in the southeast corner of the park. The Carbon River/Mowich Lake area, in the northwest corner of the park, is accessed via state route 165 through Wilkeson. In summer only, the north and east sides of the park can be accessed using highway 410.

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