• 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 »

  • Melting snow bridges and high streamflows create hazards for hikers, skiers, and snowshoers

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


Tahoma News
Hiking and Trail Guides
Park Brochure Translations
Wilderness and Backcountry
General Information
Natural Resources
Safety History and Cultural Resources
Recreational Activities
Paradise-specific Recreation
Camping Winter Recreation and Safety
Area Trails

Note: The brochures listed below are all PDF documents. Adobe Reader is required to open these documents. Users with slower connections may find it easier to download the documents before viewing them. To do that, right-click and select "save target as". Then, open the documents with your Adobe Reader.
Tahoma News
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.
Summer 2014 Tahoma News July 1 - September 1, 2014
Spring 2014 Tahoma News May - June 2014
Tahoma News Winter - Spring 2014
Little Tahoma News November - December 2013
Little Tahoma News September 3 - October 31, 2013

Park Brochure Translations
General information about visiting the park in several languages. More languages will be added as the translation process continues.
Chinese - Simplified
Chinese - Traditional


Animal Encounters
Avalanche Danger
Reading This Could Save Your Life

For more information go to Your Safety at Mount Rainier National Park.


Did You Know?

President Taft visits Paradise in 1911.

In 1911, President William Howard Taft's touring car was the first vehicle to drive the newly-built road to Paradise. The road was very muddy, and the car had to be pulled through the upper portion by a team of mules. Learn more about Mount Rainier's transportation history at the following link: More...