Getting to Crystal Mountain Hotels
Yakima—85 miles (Hwy 410 summer route, closed in winter)
Reserving Your Stay
Check-in starts at 2:00pm (late check-in available) and check-out is by 11:00am. You can drop off your key when leaving in the key drop boxes at the Alpine Inn, Quicksilver Lodge, and the registration office at the Village Inn.
Wi-Fi is available for guests of the Quicksilver Lodge and Alpine Inn in their respective hotel lobbies, there is free public Wi-Fi in the Snorting Elk and Alpine Restaurant.
Please see the hotels section for photos and descriptions.
Location / Layout at Crystal
A 5-minute walk.
There is a small market at the base area for nonperishable items. There is a small market with a selection of frozen gourmet dinner and other convenience items 8 miles down the road at Alta Crystal Resort. Greenwater, a 30-minute drive, has a gas station with a general store. The major supermarkets are located in Enumclaw (a 45-minute drive), or Packwood (1 hour).
From Crystal Mountain, Mt Rainier’s NE entrance is closed in the winter due to snow fall over the passes. Mt. Rainier National Park entrance is located just 6 miles from Crystal Mountain on Highway 410. This entrance accesses Chinook Pass, Cayuse Pass, Sunrise and White River and continues on to Paradise over Cayuse Pass. Paradise is 1.5 hours driving through Mt. Rainier National Park in the summer and 3+ hours in the winter due to pass closures.
It varies per season. Please check with the front desk.
Breakfast is 7:30-9:30am
Summer Lunch is 11am-5pm
It varies per season, Please check with the front desk. Typically in winter it opens 11 daily and in the afternoon in summer.
It varies per season. Please check here for Summit House hours and menus.
It varies per season, please check at Crystal Mountain for Day Lodge, Bullwheel and Grill Hours and menus.
Summer operations only. Sunrise Lodge is open during summer months with snack bar type items including soft-serve ice cream.
Summer only. You can purchase a Trail Lunch from the Alpine Inn Restaurant which typically consists of made-to-order sandwhich, snack bar, fruit, chips and water. Order in advance and you can pick up at breakfast.
There are no course fees to play, just grab a map and go!
Snorting Elk disc’s are available for sale through the Snorting Elk Cellar and the Village Inn front office.
Disc golf maps are available through the Snorting Elk Cellar, Alpine Inn Restaurant, Village Inn front office, and Crystal Mountain Guest Services.
Greenwater Skis and Mountain Bike Rentals (360)663-2235
Please visit our family page for the most information. Some of the activities are stargazing during the meteor shower, horseback guided tours, disc golf, horseshoes, Gondola rides, and Alpine Inn lawn games.
Please look on our weather page for information on the forecast and conditions. Remember to be prepared for all weather conditions regardless of the forecast as you are in the mountains. Thunderstorms and rapid weather changes are not uncommon.