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?
Carbon Glacier, on the north side of Mount Rainier, comes to the lowest elevation of any glacier in the lower 48 states at 3500 feet. It is also Mount Rainier's thickest glacier, one section being nearly 700 feet thick.