"Snow in Paradise" Mount Rainier National Park Off The Beaten Path Tip by goingsolo

by goingsolo

Paradise is located at about 5,600 feet, approximately a mile above sea level. It receives an average annual precipitation of 600 inches per year. During the winter of 1971-1972, 1,172 inches of snow fell, which is a world's record. At least it is according to the nps website.

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  • Written Jul 7, 2004
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