16028 Crystal Drive East, Greenwater, WA 98022
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Scenic Gondola Rides At Crystal Opening Early May 24th 2019!

2019 Summer Gondola Schedule

Early-Summer Season (Open Select Days)
May 24-27, May 31-June 2, June 7-9, June 14-16
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Friday-Sunday & May 27) – last download 5:30 p.m.

Peak-Summer Season (Open Daily)
June 21-September 1, 2019
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Sunday-Thursday) – last download 5:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Friday-Saturday & Sept. 1) – last download 8:30 p.m.

Late-Summer Season (Open Daily)
September 2-September 15, 2019
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.- last download 5:30 p.m.


The Summit House Restaurant sits near the top of the Mt. Rainier Gondola at 6,872 feet and offers beautiful mountain views out every window as well as from our outdoor patio.  The friendly staff serves great food in an alpine setting with unbelievable views that are both unique and breathtaking. Enjoy a glass of wine or cold beer as you dine. Relax, and soak it all in. On a clear day take in the best views of the Northwest’s most famous volcanic peaks such at Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Baker and Glacier Peak.  Open daily for lunch and dinner on Fridays and Saturdays during peak season.