The gate to Paradise at Longmire closes nightly at 5:00pm.
Departing Paradise no later than 4:30 pm is recommended to safely drive down the hill before the gate closes. More »
The opening of Snow Play is delayed due to below normal snow depth
Snow depth as of December 18, 2013 is 59% of normal, much lower than the required amount needed to safely open snow play at Paradise. More »
Mount Rainier Maps
Note:The maps listed below are all PDF documents. Adobe Reader is required to open these documents. Left-click to open the document you wish to view. If you have a slower internet connection, it may be easier to "right-click" and select "save target as." Then you can view the document off line using your Adobe Reader.
Mount Rainier Wilderness and Trails Maps
Park trail maps and descriptions of 50 trails
Did You Know?
About 5,600 years ago the summit and northeast face of Mount Rainier fell away in a massive landslide accompanied by volcanic explosions. The Osceola Mudflow, a towering wall of mud and rock, thundered down the White River Valley where it deposited 600' of debris eventually reaching the Puget Sound.