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Mount Rainier National Park Reopens!

Mount Rainier National Park reopens after winter storm conditions caused a temporary closure. National Park Inn to reopen and serve lunch Tuesday, January 21, 2020. ...

Skate Creek Road Closed for the Season

Forest Road 52, also known as Skate Creek Road, travels east to west, between Packwood and Elbe. In the winter months, FR 52 is often gated closed when the snow gets too deep to drive safely. Closed for the season effective 01/13/20. ...
Accessible

Mount Rainier Accessible Tourism

Get practical travel tips and discover the wheelchair-accessible lodging, attractions, and areas to visit in the Mount Rainier region in the new accessible travel guide from Visit Rainier.  ...
Rainier Reindeer Ranch

Visit the Rainier Reindeer Ranch

With advance reservations, small groups of visitors can tour the Rainier Reindeer Ranch on select dates in November and December.  ...

Attend the Rainier Independent Film Festival

The Rainier Independent Film Festival May 15th – 17th, 2020. is dedicated to providing true Independent Filmmakers a venue to have their films screened in the tranquil area surrounding Mount Rainier.  ...
Stained Glass

Tipsoo Lake Dazzles in Stained Glass

Stained glass artist Steve Burnett shares his story behind his beautiful three-panel mural which includes a scene inspired by subalpine Tipsoo Lake.  ...
Carlson Block Historical Photo

The Carlson Block | Wood Fired Artisan Pizza

Exploring the Carbon River area of Mount Rainier National Park? Bring your appetite because in the small town of Wilkeson there's big flavor to be found at the Carlson Block.  ...
Roadwork on SR 7 North of Alder

Temporary speed limit change in place for SR 7 north of Alder

The Washington State Department of Transportation has temporarily reduced the speed limit on a section of State Route 7 north of Alder while crews monitor a hillside adjacent to the highway. Crews will replace existing 50 mile-per-hour speed limit signs with 25 mile-per-hour speed ...
Mount Rainier as seen from Enumclaw

Fall Wine Walk

Come to historic downtown Enumclaw for a cool autumn night of wine tasting and shopping with friends. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
Rainier Mountain Sportz

Rainier Mountain Sportz

Retail store in Elbe, Washington with new and used outdoor gear and accessories suited for the outdoor recreationists. Rent or buy mountain bikes, snowshoes, splitboards, and more.  ...
Old Calico Workshop

Old Calico Workshop

For decades, visitors driving through Elbe, Washington on summer weekend often hear the sound of a steam engine chuffing or ...
Trail leading to Third Burroughs at Mount Rainier National Park

Guided Mount Rainier Area Hikes

Adventures in Seattle provides roundtrip transportation, trailhead permits, lunch for both full day and half day guided Mt. Rainier area hikes.  ...
Maris Farms

Maris Farms in Buckley

Fall color in the pumpkin patch, hayrides, cute farm animals all make for Instagram worthy scenes at Maris Farms. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
Bald Eagle at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

EAGLE PASSAGE OPENS AT NORTHWEST TREK WILDLIFE PARK AUG. 3

EAGLE PASSAGE OPENS AT NORTHWEST TREK WILDLIFE PARK AUG. 3. Bald eagles – the American icon saved from extinction – are the stars in this brand-new immersive, interactive habitat. The eagles have landed at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. ...
Rainier Wine Festival at Alpine Inn

Mt. Rainier Wine Festival

July 6, 2019, is the 10th Annual Mt. Rainier Wine Festival! Enjoy a variety of wines from local Washington based ...
Indian Henry

Indian Henry (So-To-Lick)

Skilled mountain guide who led James Longmire, John Muir, and many other early climbing parties to Mount Rainier. Also an early settler in the Eatonville area who prospered and lived comfortably within both Native and Euro-American circles. ...
Paradise Village

Paradise Village Restaurant

The new Paradise Village Restaurant located in Ashford, Washington near the Nisqually Entrance to Mount Rainier National Park is now open 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Monday-Saturday.  ...
Frey Family Farm

Frey Family Farm

Frey Family Farm is a certified organic, 40-acre mixed vegetable, berry and hay production farm. that welcomes visitors to stop by and live the farm-life as part of their Mount Rainier vacation.  ...
Happy Girl and her Mountain Courtesy Kelly Selzer

7 Kid-Friendly Waterfall Hikes

If you're wondering which trails are kid-friendly and lead to see waterfalls check out this list 7 kid-friendly waterfall hikes in the Mount Rainier region.  ...
Thunder Dome Car Museum

Thunder Dome Car Museum

The new Thunder Dome Car Museum has a dazzling collection of classic American muscle cars, vintage sports cars, and exotic imports. Opens May 29th, 2019. ...
Northwest Trek Sensory Inclusive

New Sensory Inclusive | Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium each recently earned prestigious designation as “sensory inclusive” sites from a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness, acceptance and inclusion for people with autism and other special needs. ...
Enumclaw Dog Park

Enumclaw Dog Park

Tails are wagging at the opening of a new 2-acre off-leash dog park just minutes from the Enumclaw RV Campground. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...
Wine Tasting Photo Credit Terje Sollie

10th Annual Mt. Rainier Wine Festival

Enjoy a variety of Washington wines, delicious tapas, and live music in a beautiful mountain environment during the Mt. Rainier Wine Festival, July 6, 2019. ...
Headworks Brewery

Headworks Brewery and Tasting Room

Located in historic downtown Enumclaw Headworks Brewery and Tasting Room serves small batches of handcrafted ales with a side of small-town hospitality.  ...
Sips Brews

Sips and Brews around the Mountain

Where to go for the best sips and brews around the mountain? When it comes to coffee, ciders, craft beer, spirits, and wine there are plenty of options. Learn more at VisitRainier.com.  ...