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

    Mount Rainier

    National Park Washington

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Where To Eat

Inside the Park
Mount Rainier Guest Services operates two restaurants, two snack bars, and a small general store within the park. See Operating Hours and Seasons for current information about these facilities.

Longmire
The National Park Inn at Longmire includes a restaurant that is usually open year round. This is the only in-park dining facility that is open all year.

Adjacent to the National Park Inn, the Longmire General Store offers a limited selection of groceries and camping supplies, as well as gifts and souvenirs.

Paradise
The Paradise Inn includes a restaurant. Like the Inn, the restaurant is open only from May to early October. The Paradise Camp Deli, a cafeteria located in the Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise, is usually open weekends and holidays in the winter and daily from May through early October.

Sunrise
The Sunrise Day Lodge includes a snack bar. Sunrise Day Lodge is usually open from July through September.

More information about the dining facilities operated by Mount Rainier Guest Services is available here.

Outside the Park
Several restaurants are located in communities near the park. Click here for more information on these options.

Did You Know?

Northwest face of Mount Rainier and Emmons Glacier as seen from Sunrise.

Mount Rainier is the most heavily glaciated peak in the lower 48 states at 35 square miles of snow and ice with Emmons Glacier being the largest by surface area with 4.3 square miles of ice. The Emmons is best viewed from Sunrise on the NE side of the mountain.