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?
In the early 1930s the Civilian Conservation Corp constructed fire lookouts throughout the park to help protect the surrounding area from fire. Four historic lookouts still remain in the Mount Rainier National Historic Landmark District including Tolmie, Shriner, Fremont, and Gobblers Knob.