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April 07, 2017
National Park Service Seeks Information on Theft of UTV
The National Park Service is seeking information from the public concerning the theft of a 2011 Polaris Ranger UTV. The theft occurred sometime in the early morning hours of Saturday, April 1, 2017, from Mount Rainier National Park.

April 05, 2017
Mount Rainier National Park receives record number of Wilderness Reservation Requests: halts advance reservations for full-circuit Wonderland trips
On March 31, 2017, Mount Rainier National Park closed its initial two weeks of open reservation requests after receiving 5,900 requests online, more than doubling requests from 2015.

January 23, 2017
Mount Rainier National Park to Accept Online Wilderness Reservation Requests
On March 15, 2017, Mount Rainier National Park will begin accepting online reservation requests for wilderness camping and climbing permits, including overnight trips on the Wonderland Trail.

December 22, 2016
2017 Snowplay
Due to recent snow events, Mount Rainier National Park anticipates opening the snowplay area at Paradise this Friday, December 23. The Jackson Visitor Center will also open for daily operations starting Wednesday, December 21 through Monday, January 2.

December 08, 2016
Winter Access at Mount Rainier National Park; December 2016 Update
In anticipation of this weekend’s significant snow event, Mount Rainier National Park announces holiday season hours of operation and recreation opportunities available for visitors.

December 02, 2016
Fishers Reintroduced at Mount Rainier National Park
Release of ten fishers in Mount Rainier National Park marks the return of a native species after an absence of about 75 years.

November 15, 2016
Paradise Road Transitions to Nightly Closures for the Winter Season
The road between Longmire and Paradise has officially transitioned to winter hours of operation with nightly closures.

October 21, 2016
National Park Service Announces Decision to Rehabilitate Paradise Inn Annex and Snow Bridge
A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been issued for the Environmental Assessment for the Paradise Inn Annex and Snow Bridge rehabilitation project. The rehabilitation project will start in August 2017 through 2019.

June 22, 2016
Environmental Assessment for Proposed Plan to Rehabilitate Paradise Inn Annex
The National Park Service has prepared an Environmental Assessment for a proposed plan to rehabilitate the Paradise Inn Annex and Snow Bridge, which is located in the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park. The plan is open to public comment for 30 days.

March 23, 2016
2016 Wilderness Camping to be First-Come, First-Served
The park will process wilderness camping and climbing permits on a first-come, first-served basis ONLY in 2016, including permits for the Wonderland Trail.


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