May 09, 2013
Impacts of Sequestration at Mount Rainier National Park
Mount Rainier National Park was required to reduce its annual opening budget for Fiscal Year 2013 by five percent due to the impacts of "sequestration".
April 17, 2013
National Park Weel April 22-26 - Come Visit Mount Rainier for Free!
April 22-26 is designated as National Park Week across the nation. In celebration, admission to all national parks will be free.
March 22, 2013
Mount Rainier National Park Tourism Creates $33M in Local Economic Benefit
A new NPS report for 2011 show that just over one million visitors to Mount Rainier National Park spent $33M in communities surrounding the park. This is part of $30 billion NPS impact that supports 252,000 jobs nationwide.
March 20, 2013
Update on projected Spring opening dates for 2013.
January 14, 2013
Entrance Fees to be Waived Monday, January 21, 2013
Entrance fees to Mount Rainier National Park will be waived Monday, January 21, 2013, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
January 09, 2013
National Park Service Announces Decision to Rehabilitate the Camp Muir Historic District
The National Park Service permits the rehabilitation of the Camp Muir Historic District, including the removal and replacement of non-historic structures at Camp Muir.
October 24, 2012
Mount Rainier's Climbing Fee to Increase in 2013
The climbing cost recovery fee will be increased by one dollar for the 2013 calendar year, and will go into effect on December 1, 2012.
August 29, 2012
Access to State Route 123 via Stevens Canyon Road in Mount Rainier National Park Closed Due to Rehabilitation Efforts on September 4, 2012
From September 4, 2012 until winter closure (typically in November), Stevens Canyon Road will be closed to through traffic while rehabilitation road work continues.
July 16, 2012
UPDATE: Rehabilitation of 10 miles of Stevens Canyon Road in 2012 and 2013 Phase 2 Effort
Work is progression well and involves resurfacing, restoration, and rehabilitation of Stevens Canyon Road and other related facilities.
May 23, 2012
Rehabilitation of 10 miles of Stevens Canyon Road Planned in 2012 and 2013 Phase 2 Effort
Phase 2 of the rehabilitation of 10 miles of Stevens Canyon Road will continue in 2012 and 2013.
April 18, 2012
Mount Rainier National Park Initiates Flood Mitigation Planning for the White River Corridor, Seeks Public Comments on Issues to be Addressed
Mount Rainier National Park Superintendent Randy King has announced that the park is initiating the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the installation of flood mitigation structures within the White River corridor to protect State Route 410, also known as the Mather Memorial Parkway. The park is inviting comments from individuals, organizations and other agencies to help identify the range of issues to be addressed in the EA, as well as potential alternatives for reducing impacts to park resources, visitor access and safety.
December 12, 2011
Mount Rainier National Park has just begun a research project to assess visitor impacts on Cascade foxes.
August 15, 2011
Rehabilitation of 10 miles of Stevens Canyon Road Planned in 2011, 2012, and 2013
Phase 1 of the resurfacing, restoration and rehabilitation of Stevens Canyon Road and other related facilities has been awarded to MidMountain Contractors, Inc, of Kirkland, WA. Phase 1 of the project will occur between August 15 and October 30, 2011. Phase 2 of the project will be taking place between 2012 and 2013.
July 18, 2011
Work begins this week to implement the Carbon River Access Management Plan in Mount Rainier National Park
The Carbon River Access Management Plan will be implemented this week in response to flood damage to the Carbon River Road and Ipsut Creek Campground following the major November 2006 flood event and subsequent flood events as recent as last winter.
February 16, 2011
Rehabilitation of 10 miles of Stevens Canyon Road planned in 2011, 2012 and 2013
Outlines plan to rehabilitate Stevens Canyon Road.