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

    Mount Rainier

    National Park Washington

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  • 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 »


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?

human-food-habituated red fox

Feeding wildlife invites aggressive animal behavior, road accidents, and harm to people. Feeding birds artificially concentrates nest predators, harming young songbirds. Feeding animals in the park is prohibited, and is liable to a $100 fine. Follow link to learn how to Keep Wildlife Wild: More...