January 13, 2016
Mount Rainier Commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Free Admission
On Monday, January 18, national parks throughout the country will commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. All national parks, including Mount Rainier National Park, will provide free admission for all visitors.
December 02, 2015
Mount Rainier National Park to Offer Free Admission for 16 Days in 2016
In celebration of the National Park Service Centennial, all national parks including Mount Rainier National Park will waive entrance fees on 16 special days in 2016.
November 12, 2015
Winter Access at Mount Rainier National Park
Though many park roads are closed to vehicle access for the winter, areas throughout the park remain open for recreation.
November 03, 2015
Seeking public comments for Wilderness Stewardship Plan
Mount Rainier National Park is seeking public comments to help develop a Wilderness Stewardship Plan to guide the management of visitor use of Mount Rainier Wilderness.
October 30, 2015
Mount Rainier prepares for significant weather event
Superintendent Randy King advises that Mount Rainier National Park has begun preparations for a significant weather event that is expected this weekend. Current weather models are predicting 12”-15” of rain to fall in the park over the next 48 hours, with snow at higher elevations.
September 22, 2015
Volunteers to work on trails and native plant revegetation at Mount Rainier on National Public Lands Day, September 26; Entrance fees waived
Mount Rainier National Park will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 26, 2015 with several volunteer projects open to public participation. Also, entrance fees will be waived at all national parks for the day.
September 05, 2015
Mount Rainier National Park Welcomes 4th Grade Students through Every Kid in a Park Initiative
Mount Rainier National Park invites all 4th grade students to visit the park for free as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. Fourth grade students can now go to www.everykidinapark.gov to complete an activity and obtain a free annual entry pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks.
August 10, 2015
Commercial Use Authorization Program and Commercial Non-Profit Special Use Permit Program - 2016-2017 Applications Now Open
Applications can now be requested for the Commercial Use Authorization program for 2016 and 2017 and the Commercial Non-Profit Special Use Permits program for 2016. The CUA application packets are available for download from the park website.
May 18, 2015
Mount Rainier Fee Increases Approved for 2015
The park will begin increasing park entrance and camping fees on May 22, 2015. These fees will support over $1M in projects each year that have a direct benefit to the park's visitors.
July 29, 2014
Commercial Use Authorization Program and Commercial Non-Profit Special Use Program
Applications can now be requested for the Commercial Use Authorization program for 2015 and 2016 and the Commercial Non-Profit Special Use Permit program for 2015.