Nisqually Glacier is easily visible from the Paradise area, but Glacier Vista Trail offers some of the best views. The glacier starts from the summit of Mount Rainier, stretching down the valley to the terminus and the start of the Nisqually River. The trail is also a good spot to view the unofficially named Wilson Glacier Falls, which cascades over 300 feet down to the Nisqually Glacier.
___ NPS Video. Description: A glacier, broken by crevasses, curves down the side of a mountain into a valley. A large waterfall cascades over a cliff. People walk along a trail on the edge of the valley with a wide view of the glaciated mountain. (ambient audio only)