• Mount Rainier peeks through clouds, viewed across subalpine wildflowers and glacial moraine.

    Mount Rainier

    National Park Washington

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Things To Do

Five pictures show different visitor activities: winter fun, ranger programs, climbing, and hiking.
Open all year, Mount Rainier has something for everyone, from ranger programs to mountain climbing.
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Mount Rainier National Park offers excellent opportunities for scenic drives, hiking, and mountain climbing. Most roads are open from late May to early October and all provide stunning views and access to a variety of hiking trails and other sites. While many visitors attempt to see the park in a day, consider an in-depth exploration of one or two areas of the park. Also explore the links below (or in the left-hand side navigation bar) for activities available at Mount Rainier National Park.

Places to Go
Ranger-led Programs
Discover Wildflowers
Schedule of Events
Winter at Mount Rainier
For Kids
Outdoor Activities
-- Hiking
-- Climbing
-- Camping
Nearby Attractions

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Did You Know?

A woman stands between towering snowbanks in 1971, when there were record snowfalls.

1,122 inches, or 93.5 feet (28.5 meters), of snow fell at Paradise over the winter of 1971-1972, setting the world record at the time for measured snowfall in a single year. More...