Traffic & Travel Tips
Park roads are winding and shoulders are narrow. The maximum speed limit is 35 mph in most areas. Allow plenty of travel time during your visit.
Winter Driving at Mount Rainier
In the park, practice safe winter driving :
Traveling to Mount Rainier in the Summer
Parking is not permitted along road edges.
Did You Know?
The Carbon River Valley receives about 70 - 90 inches of rain a year. Abundant rainfall and mild temperatures have created an inland temperate rainforest. Explore the Carbon River Rainforest on the 1/4 mile loop trail and learn about the rainforest ecosystem from exhibits located along the trail.