Directions to Washington State

GETTING TO WASHINGTON STATE:

The state is located in the extreme Northwest corner of the contiguous United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the South, Idaho to the East and the Canadian Province of British Columbia to the North. The Western side of the state is bordered by the Pacific Ocean.

DRIVING: All areas of the state can be reached by major Interstates or good state roads. Running North-South through the Western part of the state is Interstate Five which comes from Oregon and continues up to British Columbia where it becomes Canadian Highway 99. Another North-South Route is Interstate 82 from Hermiston Oregon, up through the tri-cities of Pasco, Richland and Kennewick. It continues North through Yakima eventually becoming highway 97 and crossing Wenatchee, Chelan and the Okanogan Valley before reaching Canada. Interstate Ninety runs East-West in the almost center of the state coming from Idaho, through Spokane in Eastern Washington and terminating in Seattle to the West. Other East-West highways are Highway 12 in the Southern part of the state and Highway 2 in the northern part.

FLYING: There are major international airports in Seattle Tacoma area (Western Washington) and Spokane in Eastern Washington. Access to the state is also easy from Portland International in Portland Oregon, just across the river from Vancouver Washington (not Vancouver BC) in the Southern part of the state and from Vancouver BC just across the border from Blaine and Bellingham Washington in the Northern region of the state. There are also jet serviced airports in Wenatchee, Yakima and the Tri-Cities.

RAIL: Amtrak provides passenger rail service North-South through Seattle Tacoma and East West through Spokane to Seattle.

Directions to Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier National Park is located in west central Washington about 48 miles southeast of Tacoma, WA. The park is approximately a one to two hour drive from Seattle, Tacoma and Yakima, Washington and Portland, Oregon. Access to Mt. Rainier National Park is found through four main park entrances:

Northwest Entrance at Carbon River
Northeast Entrance at Sunrise/White River
Southwest Entrance at Nisqually River
Southeast Entrance at Ohanapecosh

Other park roads are open only during the summer months.

For detailed directions to your property please see below

Directions to this property

Travel may be difficult in winter, please consult WSDOT for any road closures. AWD and/or chains may also be required.

Property may be more difficult to locate after dark, area is remote and not well lit.

From Seattle:

- Get onto I-5 South
- Take exit 142A to merge onto Washington-18 East toward Auburn (4.5 miles)
- Take the Washington-164 East exit toward Enumclaw (0.2 mile)
- Follow Washington-164 East to Washington 410 East/Roosevelt Ave in Enumclaw (14.7 miles)
- Use any lane to turn left onto Washington-164 East/Auburn Way South. Pass by McDonald's on the left (1.9 miles)
- Continue straight to stay on Washignton-164 East/Auburn Way South, continue to follow Washington-164 East (12.8 miles)
- Turn left onto Washington 410 East/Roosevelt Ave. Continue to follow Washington 410 East (17.6 miles)
- Continue onto Chinook Pass Hwy/SE Enumclaw Chinook Pass Rd (10.2 miles)
- Continue onto Washington-410 East (2.9 miles)
- Slight right onto Washington-123 South (16.3 miles)
- Turn right onto US-12 West (9.0 miles)
- Turn left onto NF-48 (0.5 mile)
- Turn right onto Elk Run Lane (0.3 mile)
- Turn left to stay on Elk Run Lane
- in under 400 feet there will be a dirt turn off on the right hand side. Turn right onto it and follow it. The little road will split. It does not matter which side you follow, both end at the cabin, Elk Meadows Cottage