Nisqually to Paradise Delays
Road construction from the Nisqually Entrance to Longmire. Expect a 30-minute delay, Monday through Friday. More »
High Water & Inclement Weather Create Hazardous River Crossings
Several Wonderland trail bridges on the White River and Carbon River have been washed out by high water. Be advised that some crossings will need to be forded, and in some cases may be impassable while inclement conditions continue. More »
In Memory - Park Ranger Margaret Anderson
A formal law enforcement memorial service honoring Ranger Anderson was held on January 10, 2012 at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. The service was widely attended by National Park Service employees and members of the law enforcement community from all over the United States and Canada, dignitaries, as well as the general public.
3) Police Week, National Law Enforcement Memorial - May 12-16, 2013, Washington DC
Numerous events at the Nation's Capitol, including the National LE Memorial Service, US Capitol, Wed. May 15, 1:00 pm
Did You Know?
In 1792, Captain George Vancouver of the British Navy became the first European to sail into the Puget Sound. On the horizon, he noted a large, snowy mountain, known to local Native Americans as Tahoma, Takhoma, or Tacobet. Vancouver named it for his colleague Rear Admiral Peter Rainier.