Mount Rainier National Park offers excellent opportunities for scenic drives, hiking, and mountain climbing. Most roads are open from late May to early October and all provide stunning views and access to a variety of hiking trails and other sites. While many visitors attempt to see the park in a day, consider an in-depth exploration of one or two areas of the park, or combine a longer visit with nearby attractions. Explore the links below for activities available at Mount Rainier National Park.
Wilderness Hiking, Camping, & Climbing
Information and permits for exploring Mount Rainier's backcountry.
From short family-friendly nature trails to mid-length trails, the park has a variety of options for day hiking.
Trails of Mount Rainier
The park has over 275 miles of maintained trails to take you from forest paths to subalpine ridges. Find the trail for you!
Find out what's blooming where, from tiny forest flowers to Mount Rainier's lush subalpine meadows!
Virtual Passport Stamp
Can’t make it to Mount Rainier National Park for your Passport Book stamp? You can still visit the park virtually!
Citizen Ranger Quests
Has your inner Junior Ranger never really gone away? Try out a Quest! Designed for older children (12 and up) and adults.
Last updated: February 23, 2021