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Mount Rainier Entrance – early 1900s

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Mt. Rainier visitors (early 1900s)

Mt. Rainier visitors (early 1900s)

In 1899, Mount Rainier was the fifth area in the United States to be designated a National Park.

In 1911 the first car reached the area. As roads and railways began pushing into the wilderness, and the population grew, so did the number of visitors to the National Park. Annual visitation was already exceeding one million in the 1950s, and continues to exceed two million today. ( Per Go Northwest)

Pictured are a few early visitors to the park.

Photo courtesy of Rich Williams.

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