West Side Loop

From Morton to Mt. Rainier National Park

Offering many of the Byway’s most spectacular attributes, tour the Nisqually area, explore Mt. Rainier National Park and discover the Big Bottom Valley. Drive amongst old-growth forests, walk through meadows of wildflowers and witness the area’s animal inhabitants.

Tour friendly mountain communities and discover the interesting area history. A wonderful opportunity to get to know the west end of the White Pass Scenic Byway.

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From the intersection of US Highway 12 and State Route (SR) 7 in Morton, travel north on SR 7 for 16.8 miles to SR 706.

Turn right on SR 706 and travel 52.1 miles to SR 123.

Turn right on SR 123 and travel 5.5 miles to US Highway 12.

Turn right on US Highway 12 and travel 40.7 miles back to Morton and the intersection of US Highway 12 and SR 7.