The river is white due to "glacial flour," pulverized rock particles from the Emmons Glacier. Five runs of salmon occur here, including Coho, Sockeye and Chinook.
It's very cold!
Park entrance on the northeastern side of Mount Rainier
Smoke and haze obscured the view from this part of the park.
View from Sunrise Road, on the way to Sunrise Visitor Center
Sunrise Visitor Center