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

    Mount Rainier

    National Park Washington

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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?

Northwest face of Mount Rainier and Emmons Glacier as seen from Sunrise.

Mount Rainier is the most heavily glaciated peak in the lower 48 states at 35 square miles of snow and ice with Emmons Glacier being the largest by surface area with 4.3 square miles of ice. The Emmons is best viewed from Sunrise on the NE side of the mountain.