Directions and Contact Info for Almost Paradise Mt. Rainier Lodging

Almost Paradise Lodging at Mt. Rainier

201 Osborn Road, Ashford, WA  98304 USA (map »)
360.569.2540

Directions to Mount Rainier

The only year round open entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park, Ashford is just a short drive of less than three to four hours from most Northwest locations. Almost Paradise Lodging is located approximately two miles off the main highway which affords a very quiet and peaceful setting.

From: Seattle/Sea-Tac Airport to Ashford/Mt. Rainier

  • South on Hwy. I-5 to exit 127
  • East on Hwy. 512 (towards Puyallup) Take 2nd exit (Mt. Rainier exit)
  • Turn right (this is Pacific Av./Hwy. 7)
  • Stay on Hwy. 7 to Elbe
  • At Elbe the road will curve and change to Hwy. 706 E.
  • Follow Hwy. 706 E. to Ashford

From: Bellevue to Ashford/Mt. Rainier

  • South on Hwy. 405 to Hwy. 167
  • South on Hwy. 167 to Hwy. 161
  • South on Hwy. 161 through Eatonville to Hwy. 7
  • South on Hwy. 7 to Elbe
  • At Elbe the road will curve and change to Hwy. 706 E.
  • Follow Hwy. 706 E. to Ashford

From: Portland to Ashford/Mt. Rainier

  • North on Hwy. I-5 to exit 68
  • East on Hwy. 12 to Morton
  • North on Hwy. 7 to Elbe
  • Turn right on Hwy. 706 E.
  • Follow Hwy. 706 E. to Ashford

From: Olympia to Ashford/Mt. Rainier

  • Hwy. 510 to Yelm
  • Hwy. 510 ends and changes to Hwy. 507
  • Continue straight through town on Hwy. 507 to McKenna
  • At McKenna turn right onto Hwy. 702 to Hwy. 7
  • Turn right onto Hwy. 7
  • Hwy. 7 to Elbe
  • At Elbe the road will curve and change to Hwy. 706 E.
  • Follow Hwy. 706 E. to Ashford

From: Yakima to Ashford/Mt. Rainier (year round)

  • West on Hwy. 12 to Morton
  • North on Hwy. 7 to Elbe
  • Turn right on Hwy. 706 E.
  • Follow Hwy. 706 E. to Ashford

From Ashford to Almost Paradise

  • Follow Hwy. 706 E. to Ashford.
  • Continue past Ashford on Hwy. 706 E., towards Mt. Rainier National Park, another 2.3 miles.
  • Turn right on Kernahan Rd. (towards Packwood).
  • At 1.4 miles the road will naturally curve to the left.
  • At this curve and intersection take a right onto Osborn Rd.
  • Stay right; follow Osborn Rd. for 0.5 mile.
  • You will pass a small lake on the right. At the end of the lake is the intersection of Osborn Rd. and Mt. View Dr.
  • Continue straight through the intersection just one-car length.
  • The driveway is on the left.
  • Follow the gravel driveway a short distance through the timber to the main lodge.