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

    Mount Rainier

    National Park Washington

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  • Aug 4-5 Night Road Closure between Nisqually Entrance and Longmire

    Due to major road work the Nisqually Rd will be closed, 9:30 pm to 4:30 am, from the Nisqually Entrance to Longmire. On Aug 4-5 and if necessary Aug 6, no traffic will enter or exit the park via the Nisqually Road. Use Stevens Canyon Road during closure. More »

  • Nisqually to Paradise Delays

    Road construction from the Nisqually Entrance to Longmire. Expect a 30-minute delay, Monday through Friday. More »

Guest Speakers

Two rangers speak to a classroom of elementary school children. They stand in front of a chalkboard with the text "Going for a Hike!" written on it.
Guest Speaker Education Rangers visit with elementary school students.
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During the school year, park rangers may be available to visit your classroom and discuss topics relevant to both your curriculum and to Mount Rainier National Park. Classroom visits are typically limited to schools within a 2-hour driving radius from the park's education center.

To schedule a classroom visit, please email Mount Rainier's Education Specialist.

Did You Know?

Artist rendering of the new Paradise Visitor Center.

The park recently completed building a new visitor center at Paradise & rehabilitating the historic Paradise Inn. The new visitor center is more sustainable and less expensive to operate than the existing visitor center. The Paradise Inn, after 90 years of use, was in need of rehabilitation.