The gate to Paradise at Longmire closes nightly.
Mon-Fri: Closes at 5:00 pm, depart Paradise no later than 4:30 pm to safely drive down the hill before the gate closes. Sat-Sun: Closes at 7:00 pm, depart Paradise no later than 6:30 pm. More »
The Snow Play area in Paradise is open on weekends and holidays.
The Paradise snow play area for sledding and sliding is open Sat-Sun, and on holidays. More »
Watch out for hazardous winter conditions!
As the amount of snow in the park increases, be aware of increased risk of Avalanches and Snow Immersion Suffocation. More »
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The Mount Rainier National Park "Tahoma News" is printed each winter, spring, summer and fall. Look inside for descriptions of seasonal activities, current events and facility hours. Click on the link below to read the most recent edition on-line or receive a printed copy when you arrive at the entrance gate to the park.
Tahoma News Winter - Spring 2014
Little Tahoma News November - December 2013
Little Tahoma News September 3 - October 31, 2013
Summer 2013 Tahoma News July 1 - September 2, 2013
Spring 2013 Tahoma News May - June 2013
Hiking and Trail Guides
Wilderness and Backcountry
Did You Know?
Mount Fuji in Japan is Mount Rainier's sister mountain. Visitors from Japan have noted a strong resemblance between the two volcanoes. Mount Rainier is honored to have a contingent of volunteers from Japan come to the park each year for two weeks to work on a project.