Document and Entity Information Document
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2013
Oct. 23, 2013
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name RAYONIER INC.  
Trading Symbol RYN  
Entity Central Index Key 0000052827  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   126,255,949