• 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 »

News

News Releases
All news releases are available at the "News Release" link, which can also be found in the left hand-side navigation under "News".

Park Newspaper
The Tahoma News and park brochures

Park Notices
Current information of temporary closures and other advisories available on the Park Notices page.

Major Past Events
Major events, such as the flood of 2006, are also part of the news from your park. These stories and updates are available in the following links:
November 2006 Flood

In Memory - Park Ranger Margaret Anderson
In Memory - Climbing Ranger Nick Hall
Serious Accident Investigation: Falling Fatality of NPS Rescue Climber on Emmons-Winthrop Glacier within Mount Rainier National Park - Factual Report
Serious Accident Investigation Team (SAIT) Frequently Asked Questions

Park Planning
Learn more about park management, environmental assessments, and park projects on the Park Planning page.

Park Images
Images of Mount Rainier National Park are available for public or media use in the Mount Rainier Photo Gallery or on the Mount Rainier Flickr page. If specific credits for a photo are not listed, please credit any photo used as "Photo courtesy of the NPS."

Did You Know?

Mount Rainier summit with Mount Adams in the distance.

At 14,410 feet, Mount Rainier is the highest peak in the Cascade Range. From various locations around the park you can see four other Cascade volcanoes: Mount Saint Helens, Mount Adams, Mount Baker, and Glacier Peak. On a clear day, you can see the tip of Mount Hood, in northern Oregon, from Paradise Meadows.