• 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 and Kautz Creek area closure.

    Road construction from the Nisqually Entrance to Longmire. Expect a 30-minute delay, Monday through Friday. Beginning May 29 to mid-July, all services at the Kautz Creek parking and picnic area are closed through the week. Limited parking on Sat & Sun. More »

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    Be aware of hidden- and potentially fatal- hazards created by snow bridges and high streamflows on Mount Rainier. More »

Keep Wildlife Wild Day at Mount Rainier

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Date: August 13, 2012
Contact: Kirsten Anderson, 360-569-6578

Mount Rainier National Park will host its fourth annual Keep Wildlife Wild Day on Saturday, August 18, from 12 pm to 4 pm at Paradise in an effort to educate visitors on wildlife and the impacts we have on them. The day will focus on wildlife protection and education to keep Mount Rainier's wildlife wild. 

Mount Rainier will celebrate the day with presentations and educational programs. Interpretive Rangers and guest experts will present talks on native wildlife throughout the afternoon. There will be several activities for children to explore the world of Mount Rainier's wildlife. 

Join Mount Rainier in helping to keep wildlife wild!

Did You Know?

June 1945:  President Harry Truman plays the piano in the Paradise Inn lobby.

In June 1945, President Harry Truman visited Mount Rainier National Park, dined at the Paradise Inn and played a song on the Inn's piano. This piano and other notable items are preserved today in the Paradise Inn, part of an effort to maintain the park's rich historic legacy. More...