Situated in Pierce County Washington, Ashford places travelers in the heart of the rural Pacific Northwest. Ashford is on the doorstep of the entryway to Mount Rainer National Park, making it a perfect place to rest and make a base for those planning on hiking and exploring the park.
Owing to its location, it goes without saying that one of the best things to do in Ashford Washington is to take a daytrip to Mount Rainer National Park and enjoy the many trails that run through this scenic area. The Nisqually Entrance historic district features some of the oldest buildings in the area and a glimpse into the national park’s history. Glacier View Wilderness is an expansive area that encapsulates Mount Rainer National Park. This is the place to go for real, authentic, rugged nature.
The best time to visit Ashford Washington is during the summer when temperatures are at their highest and conditions are optimum for hiking.