• Mount Rainier peeks through clouds, viewed across subalpine wildflowers and glacial moraine.

    Mount Rainier

    National Park Washington

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  • Expect delays due to road construction.

    Road construction is underway from the Nisqually Entrance to Longmire. The road has very rough areas. All vehicles should proceed with caution. Mon to Fri expect up to 30 minute delays and slow travel for 7 miles. More »

  • Melting snow bridges and high streamflows create hazards for hikers, skiers, and snowshoers

    Be aware of hidden- and potentially fatal- hazards created by snow bridges and high streamflows on Mount Rainier. More »

36 Views of Mount Fuji & Mount Rainier

Left: "The Fuji reflects in Lake Kawaguchi, seen from the Misaka pass in the Kai province" by Hokusai
Right: "Reflection" by Kristina Hagman (of Mount Rainier)
Left: "The Fuji reflects in Lake Kawaguchi, seen from the Misaka pass in the Kai province" by Hokusai
Right: "Reflection" by Kristina Hagman (a view of Mount Rainier)
Hokusai/Hagman
 
Overview: Students will have the chance to compare and contrast the original 36 views of Mount Fuji by the Japanese woodblock artist Hosukai and the contemporary Seattle artist Kristina Hagman. The culminating activity will give the student a chance to design and create their own woodblock print.
Grade Level:
6 - 10
Lesson Plan:
36 Views - word, 33KB
36 Views - pdf, 369KB

Did You Know?

June 1945:  President Harry Truman plays the piano in the Paradise Inn lobby.

In June 1945, President Harry Truman visited Mount Rainier National Park, dined at the Paradise Inn and played a song on the Inn's piano. This piano and other notable items are preserved today in the Paradise Inn, part of an effort to maintain the park's rich historic legacy. More...