At 14,410 feet, Mount Rainier is the most prominent peak in the Cascade Range. It dominates the landscape of western Washington, standing nearly three miles higher than the lowlands to the west. This majestic glacier-covered volcano has been called “an arctic island in a temperate sea.”
Current Conditions - Check back Spring 2019!
Every year, park crews work for many weeks to clear roads and provide access to areas of the park that are closed during the winter season. View the following map and text for the latest updates. Additional information can be found on the Road Status page.
For more images of spring opening operations, check out the Spring Opening 2018 album on Flickr.
Last updated: August 9, 2018