Mt. Rainier Area Map
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Maps & Charts

Mount Rainier National Park is located in the west-central portion of Washington State and is about 2-3 hours from Seattle, Tacoma, Yakima and Portland.

Directions to the NW/Carbon River Area

From Seattle to Enumclaw:

  • Take I-5 South to Exit 142B
  • Take SR 18 E to SR 164E to SR 410 in Enumclaw

From Portland/Olympia/Tacoma to Enumclaw:

  • Take Exit 127 off I-5 to SR 512 E
  • Take SR 512 E to SR 410 E
  • Take SR 410 E to Enumclaw

From Enumclaw to Carbonado/Wilkeson (9 mi):

  • Take SR 410 W to SR 165 S to Carbonado/Wilkeson
  • Follow SR 165 S to Carbon River and Mount Rainier

Directions to the NE/Sunrise Area

From Seattle/Olympia/Tacoma to Greenwater/Crystal Mountain/Sunrise:

  • Follow directions to Enumclaw
  • Take SR 410 East towards Mount Rainier
  • Greenwater is on SR 410 and Crystal Mountain is off SR 410 on Crystal Mountain Road
  • Continue into Mt. Rainier National Park through the White River Entrance, 14 miles to Sunrise Road

From Yakima to Greenwater/Crystal Mountain/Sunrise:

  • Take US 12 W to SR 410
  • Take SR 410 W over Chinook Pass to Sunrise Road
  • Take side trip on Crystal Mountain Road
  • Continue west on SR 410 to Greenwater

BETWEEN NOVEMBER AND MAY, CHECK WSDOT FOR CHINOOK PASS AVAILABILITY

  • If not available follow Enumclaw directions to SR 410 E

From Portland to Greenwater/Crystal Mountain/Sunrise:

  • Take Exit 68 off of I-5 East on US 12 to Packwood
  • Continue on US 12 E to SR 123
  • Take SR 123 North to Cayuse Pass and SR 410
  • Follow SR 410 WEST to Sunrise Road
  • Take side trip to Crystal Mountain Road
  • Continue west on SR 410 to Greenwater

BETWEEN DECEMBER AND APRIL, CHECK WSDOT FOR CAYUSE PASS AVAILABILITY

  • If not available follow Enumclaw directions to SR 410 E

Directions to the SW/Paradise Area

From Seattle to Elbe/Ashford:

  • Take I-5 South to Exit 127 off I-5 to SR 512 E
  • Take SR 512 E to SR 7
  • Head South on 7 to Elbe and SR 706
  • Take SR 706 E to Ashford

From Tacoma/Olympia to Elbe/Ashford:

  • Take Exit 127 off I-5 to SR 512 E
  • Take SR 512 E to SR 7
  • Head South on 7 to Elbe and SR 706
  • Take SR 706 E to Ashford

From Portland to Elbe/Ashford:

  • Take I-5 North to US 12, Exit 68
  • Take 12 E to Morton and SR 7
  • Take SR 7 North to Elbe and SR 706
  • Take SR 706 East to Ashford

Ashford to Longmire/Paradise:

  • Follow SR 706 E towards Mount Rainier
Directions to the SE/White Pass Area

From Seattle/Tacoma/Olympia to Morton/Randle/Packwood/White Pass:

  • Take I-5 South to Exit 68, US 12
  • Continue East to Morton/Randle/Packwood/White Pass

Alternate Route from Seattle/Tacoma/Olympia to Morton/Randle/Packwood/White Pass:

  • Follow directions to Elbe
  • Take SR 7 South to Morton and US 12
  • Take US 12 East to Randle and Packwood

Alternate Route from Seattle to Packwood (May through November):

  • Follow directions to Enumclaw and SR 410 E
  • Take SR 410 E to Cayuse Pass and SR 123
  • Take SR 123 South to US 12
  • Take US 12 West to Packwood/White Pass

Alternate Route from Tacoma/Olympia to Packwood (May through November):

  • Follow directions to Ashford and 706E
  • Take FS Road 52 to Packwood/White Pass

From Portland to Morton/Randle/Packwood/White Pass:

  • Take I-5 North to US 12, Exit 68
  • Take 12 E to Morton/Randle/Packwood/White Pass

From Yakima to Packwood:

  • Take US 12 West over White Pass to Packwood

From Packwood to Ohanepecosh/Rainier

  • Take US 12 E to SR 123
  • Take 123 North to Ohanepecosh and Mount Rainier

Basic Driving Distances

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  • Seattle To Enumclaw via SR 18: 51 miles
  • Seattle to Paradise via SR 706: 99 miles
  • Seattle to Paradise via SR 410 and Enumclaw: 109 miles
  • Longmire to Paradise: 12 miles
  • Tacoma to Enumclaw via SR 512: 33 miles
  • Enumclaw to Chinook Pass: 41 miles
  • Yakima to Paradise via Chinook Pass: 99 miles
  • Naches to Chinook Pass: 55 miles
  • Paradise to Ohanapecosh via Stevens Canyon: 23 miles
  • Ohanapecosh to Sunrise/White River turnoff: 17 miles
  • Sunrise/White River turnoff to Sunrise: 14 miles
  • I-5, Exit 68 to White Pass: 85 miles
  • I-5, Exit 68 to Morton: 31 miles
  • White Pass to Naches: 38 miles
  • Morton to Elbe: 17 miles
  • Elbe to Nisqually Entrance at Ashford: 17 miles
Travel Times between Nearby Cities & Mt Rainier Points-of-Interest
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Keep in mind many park roads close seasonally during the winter months. Always check road conditions before arriving at the park.
Physical Addresses for Google Maps or similar mapping programs:

Sunrise:
70002 SR Hwy 410 E
Enumclaw, WA 98022

Longmire or Paradise:
Use: Longmire, WA 98397