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 »
How to get your Climbing Pass
There are three options for acquiring a Climbing Pass:
Where to Register for a Climb
In the summer, you can obtain a Climbing Pass and/or Climbing Permit in person at the following locations (make sure to check their hours of operation):
In the winter, you can obtain a Climbing Pass and/or Climbing Permit in person at the following locations:
Climbers must purchase their Climbing Pass in person at the locations above, but they can self-register for a Climbing Permit from September 15 to May 15 at the following locations:
Did You Know?
The 93 mile Wonderland Trail encircles the mountain offering hikers commanding views of Mount Rainier blanketed by 25 icy glaciers. The trail leads through extensive subalpine meadows of wildflowers and lowland old growth forest. The Tahoma Creek suspension bridge is part of the Wonderland Trail.