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

    Mount Rainier

    National Park Washington

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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?

The toe of Carbon Glacier appears dirty as it is covered in silt. Mount Rainier is in the background.

Carbon Glacier, on the north side of Mount Rainier, comes to the lowest elevation of any glacier in the lower 48 states at 3500 feet. It is also Mount Rainier's thickest glacier, one section being nearly 700 feet thick.