Mount Rainier National Park Feature
The best general guide to the park, Mount Rainier: A Visitor's Companion, by Wuerthner and Moore, is available through the Northwest Interpretative Association (www.discovernw.org).
For a concise and useful map and guide to Rainier's trail system, buy 50 Hikes in Mount Rainier National Park, by Ira Spring and Harvey Manning, published by Seattle's famed Mountaineers.
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