Operating Hours & Seasons

Ranger chatting with a family of four in the visitor center
Check in with a ranger for special activities and programs happening during your visit.

NPS/John Chao

Visitor Center Summer Schedule
through September 5

The park is open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm. We will be open for the Independence Day and Labor Day holidays.

Winter operating hours begin September 6, in which the park will be open from 10:00am to 5:0pm daily. The park will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, December 25 and January 1.

Ranger Station at REI Schedule
Outdoor Recreation Information Center

Rangers from State Parks, US Forest Service and the National Park Service staff this information desk seven days a week, 10:00am to 6:00pm.

Trails & Rails Summer Schedule

Visit with our volunteer guides onboard Amtrak's trains this summer through the Trails & Rails program.

The Coast Starlight program (from/to Seattle and Portland) runs through September 25.

The Empire Builder program (from/to Seattle and Havre, MT) runs through September 17.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

319 Second Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98104


(206) 220-4240
Between hours of 10:00 am and 4:45 pm PST the phone is answered by the Visitor Center front desk staff. All other times a message can be left for a call back.

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