• 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 »

Photo Album

Volunteers help in almost every area of park operations at Mount Rainier. These pictures show the broad range of volunteers, and volunteer projects, that you'll encounter at Mount Rainier National Park. Many more photos can be viewed in our Picasa and Flickr photo collections. Scroll down for some of our more recent videos, or check out our YouTube page. Picture yourself part of our team!
 

Multimedia Volunteers
Learn more about our volunteer program through the following multimedia files (for best results, right-click on the link and download the file to your own computer first):

 

 

 
 

Did You Know?

President Taft visits Paradise in 1911.

In 1911, President William Howard Taft's touring car was the first vehicle to drive the newly-built road to Paradise. The road was very muddy, and the car had to be pulled through the upper portion by a team of mules. Learn more about Mount Rainier's transportation history at the following link: More...