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

    Mount Rainier

    National Park Washington

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  • Nisqually to Paradise delays and Kautz Creek area closure.

    Road construction from the Nisqually Entrance to Longmire. Expect a 30-minute delay, Monday through Friday. Beginning May 29 to mid-July, all services at the Kautz Creek parking and picnic area are closed through the week. Limited parking on Sat & Sun. More »

  • Melting snow bridges and high streamflows create hazards for hikers, skiers, and snowshoers

    Be aware of hidden- and potentially fatal- hazards created by snow bridges and high streamflows on Mount Rainier. More »

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Washington's National Park Fund
Every year millions of people visit Washington State's spectacular national parks: Mount Rainier, North Cascades, and Olympic. Since 1993, Washington's National Park Fund has connected people to parks and inspired contributions of time, talent and money. WNPF actively solicits private charitable contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations, and businesses. The Fund helps ensure that visitors have high quality, memorable experiences at these three parks by sponsoring restoration, enhancement, and preservation programs, including educational, trail, and wildlife projects.

Washington's National Park Fund
1904 Third Avenue, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98101
Tel: 206-623-2063

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The Student Conservation Association and Mount Rainier National Park have formed a partnership to recruit and coordinate volunteers in support of flood recovery efforts following the storms of November and December 2006.

SCA Northwest
1265 South Main Street, Suite 210
Seattle, WA 98144
Tel. 206-324-4649
Fax. 206-324-4998

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The Washington Trails Association protects hiking trails and wild lands, and promotes hiking as a healthy, fun way to explore the state. WTA has committed a crew of volunteers to help rebuild Mount Rainier's trails this summer.

Washington Trails Association
2109 Third Avenue, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98121
Tel. 206-625-1367

Did You Know?

human-food-habituated red fox

Feeding wildlife invites aggressive animal behavior, road accidents, and harm to people. Feeding birds artificially concentrates nest predators, harming young songbirds. Feeding animals in the park is prohibited, and is liable to a $100 fine. Follow link to learn how to Keep Wildlife Wild: More...