Mount Rainier bags the title of ‘most glaciated mountain in the lower 48’ and is a year-round mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you’re in search of hiking, skiing, climbing, backpacking, fishing, rafting, wildflower viewing, or simple relaxation, the region over-delivers. Given the limited lodging options in the national park, visitors often opt to rent a cabin. Mt Rainier cabins are aplenty in nearby Ashford and Packwood, which are located close to the Paradise Mount Rainier section of the park.

With more than 200 properties to choose from, we’ve scoured the internet and narrowed down the search considerably. The results are in and we’re confident that these are the 12 best Mt Rainier cabins in Packwood and Ashford WA, with options for couples, families, groups, and even those planning a Mount Rainier elopement!

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Modern A-frame Cabin in the Woods

Rated 4.6 out of 5 on Vrbo

Planning a Mount Rainier elopement? We think this little A-frame makes for the most magical base camp. Just steps from the Nisqually River and only 15 miles from Mt Rainier National Park, the cabin has one bedroom and includes a wood stove, outdoor deck, fire pit, and WiFi.

Rates average $191 per night for the unit. Check availability on Vrbo.

Fine Print: 2-night minimum stay. Taxes and fees are excluded from the above rate. Free cancellation up to 60 days before check-in. Pets are not allowed.

Cozy Waterside Chalet Near Mt Rainier National Park

Rated 5 out of 5 on Vrbo

This newly renovated 2-bedroom Mt Rainier cabin can accommodate up to 4 guests and is situated only 10 minutes from the Nisqually entrance to the national park. Within walking distance of a community park, picnic table, and lake, the property comes with a hot tub, outdoor deck, gas grill, fire pit, and Adirondack chairs.

Rates average $291 per night for the chalet.

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Fine Print: Minimum stay varies by season. Taxes and fees are excluded from the above rate. Free cancellation up to14 days before check-in. Pets are not allowed.

Quiet A-Frame Cabin Steps from the Nisqually River

Rated 4.8 out of 5 on Vrbo

Rustic charm and modern amenities collide in this cute A-frame cabin located less than 5 miles from Mount Rainier National Park. Fitted with a wood-burning stove, fire pit, gas grill, and large yard, this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom home comfortably sleeps 2 (but can accommodate up to 4) and is an incredibly romantic getaway set-up for couples.

Rates average $230 per night for the unit.

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Fine Print: Minimum stay varies by season. Taxes and fees are excluded from the above rate. Bookings are non-refundable. Pets are welcome at an additional fee.

Creek-Front Cabin, Just Minutes From Mt. Rainier!

Rated 5 out of 5 on Vrbo

Listening to the creek ramble while sipping coffee on the deck, one would never guess that this scenic cabin is located just a few minutes from the town of Ashford and only 5 minutes from the entrance of Mount Rainier National Park. Fitted with chalet-style windows, a wood-burning stove, an outdoor fire pit, and stunning views, the 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom home comfortably sleeps 4 and is a wonderful set-up for families with children.

Rates average $175 per night for the cabin. Check availability on Vrbo.

Fine Print: 2-night minimum stay. Taxes and fees are excluded from the above rate. Free cancellation up to 60 days before check-in. Pets are not allowed.

The River House

Rated 4.9 out of 5 on Vrbo

Nestled along the banks of the Nisqually River, The River House more than fits the bill when it comes to a Mount Rainier escape. With 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, there’s space for up to 6, and the property comes with a wood-burning fireplace, outdoor hot tub (overlooking the Mt Rainier foothills), propane grill, outdoor fire pit, free WiFi, and access to Netflix. Located 15 miles from Mt Rainier National Park, it’s also well situated.

Rates average $250 per night for the property. Check availability on Vrbo.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies by season. Taxes and fees are excluded from the above rate. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Pets are not allowed.

Rivers Edge Mt Rainier Cabin

Rated 5 out of 5 on Vrbo

Just a mile from the Nisqually Entrance to Mount Rainier National Park, this one bedroom, one bathroom cabin can comfortably sleep up to 4 guests and is an ideal option for couples or families traveling with young children. The home comes equipped with a king-size loft bed and queen bed on the ground floor, as well as heating, laundry facilities, an outdoor fire pit, hot tub, and free WiFi.

Rates average $225 per night for the cabin. Check availability and book on Vrbo.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies by season. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Pets are not allowed.

Rustic Creekside Cabin

Rated 4.9 out of 5 on Vrbo

Sleeping up to 4, Creekside Cabin is a stunning option for couples and small groups. The home has 1 bedroom (3 beds) and 1 bathroom and comes complete with a woodburning fireplace, electric heating, free WiFi, and access to 1000+ acres of surrounding State Forest. The Nisqually entrance to Mt Rainier National Park is just 8 miles away.

Rates average $175 per night for the cabin. Check availability and book on Vrbo.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies. Taxes and fees are excluded from the above rate. Free cancellation up to 14 days before check-in. Pets are not allowed.

Mt Rainier Cabins in Packwood WA

The Cabin Packwood

Rated 5 out of 5 on Vrbo

Accommodating up to six, The Cabin Packwood is situated on a quiet cul de sac a short walk away from a private river access trail. Complete with a fireplace, hot tub, ski boot dryer and warmer, charcoal and gas grills, and a fire pit with Adirondack chairs, the property has 2 bedrooms (1 queen, 1 double + an L-shape couch and fold-out mats). It’s located just 15 miles from Mount Rainier National Park and 25 miles from White Pass Ski Area.

Rates average $284 per night for the cabin. Check availability on Vrbo.

Fine Print: 2-night minimum stay. Taxes and fees are excluded from the above rate. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Pets are not allowed.

Lake Creek Cabin Near Mt Rainier

Rated 4.9 out of 5 on Vrbo

This charming 3-bedroom property oozes ‘cozy Mt Rainier getaway’ vibes and is just a short walk away from river access. Fitted with a gas fireplace, heating, free WiFi, a fire pit, and an outdoor spa hot tub, it’s the perfect place to disconnect for a few days as a family or group of friends. Situated just 15 minutes from White Pass Ski Area and Mt Rainier National Park, it’s also very well located.

Rates average $258 per night for the cabin. Check availability and book on Vrbo.

Fine Print: 2-night minimum stay. Taxes and fees are excluded from the above rate. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Pets are not allowed.

Pine Lodge Cabin in Packwood

Rated 4.8 out of 5 on Vrbo

Surrounded by stunning views of the Tatoosh Valley, Pine Lodge ticks all the boxes for a Mt Rainier family getaway. With 3 bedrooms (+ an extra loft) and 2 bathrooms, there’s space for everyone (even canine companions), and the home comes with a fully equipped kitchen, wood stove, covered hot tub, gas bbq, covered outdoor dining area, and outdoor fireplace.

Rates average $275 per night for the unit. Check availability on Vrbo.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies by season. Taxes and fees are excluded from the above rate. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Up to 2 pets are welcome at an additional fee.

Grizzly Tower Packwood Cabin

Rated 4.9 out of 5 on Vrbo

If you’re planning an intimate Mount Rainier elopement that includes close family and friends (or planning any intimate group breakaway for that matter), Grizzly Tower gets our vote when it comes to a gorgeous home base. Complete with scenic views, vaulted ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling windows, this 3-bedroom (5 bed), 3-bathroom cabin sleeps up to 8 and is well-appointed with modern appliances, a gas fireplace, two outdoor decks, and a gas grill. Best of all, Mt. Rainier National Park is just minutes away!

Rates average $345 per night for the property.

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Fine Print: Minimum stay varies by season. Taxes and fees are excluded from the above rate. Free cancellation up to 14 days before check-in. Pets are not allowed.

Mount Rainier Chipmunk Cabin

Rated 5 out of 5 on Vrbo

One of the top-rated cabins near Mount Rainier, Chipmunk Cabin sleeps up to 6 (with 2 bedrooms, 4 beds, and 1 bathroom), and offers easy access to some of the most beautiful outdoor areas in the region. The property is just across the street from Gifford Pinchot forest, a 5-minute walk from the Cowlitz River, 17 miles from White Pass Ski Resort, and 20-25 minutes from the Mt Rainier National Park entrance. Equipped with a wood-burning stove, high-speed internet, a 7-person hot tub, outdoor fire pit, and charcoal bbq, it has everything one could possibly want for a group vacation.

Rates average $179 per night for the cabin. Check availability on Vrbo.

Fine Print: 2-night minimum stay. Taxes and fees are excluded from the above rate. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Up to 2 pets are welcome at an additional fee.

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