Press Releases

Winter Vacation Planners

Mt Rainier National Park Announces Winter Operating Hours

Beginning Friday, December 22, the Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center at Paradise is open throughout the winter on Fridays through Sundays, from 10:00 am to 4:15 pm. In addition, this visitor center will be open December 25-January 1, January 15, and February 19.  ...

Run Wild 5K/8K at Northwest Trek

Run Wild race day at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is fast approaching, September 16, 2017, and there’s still time to register. ...
Mount Rainier above meadows of aster, lupine, paintbrush, and more near Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, USA.

Mt. Rainier’s Wildflowers Making Their Colorful Debut

Mt. Rainier, WA. - The Mount Rainier area was voted “Best Wildflower Spot in The United States.” And Mount Rainier’s wildflowers are now making their colorful bloom, welcoming park visitors with a vibrant display of color. ...

National Park Service to Rehabilitate Paradise Inn Annex

The Paradise Inn Annex will be closed beginning August 2017 through late spring 2019. This decision and its implementation will complete the rehabilitation of the Paradise Inn and Annex, concluding a project that began with the rehabilitation of the Inn from 2006 to 2008. ...

New Stamp Highlights Mount Rainier National Park Night Sky

A stunning star trail photograph comprised from 200 images was previewed today to celebrate Washington’s Mount Rainier as the 13th of 16 National Parks Forever Stamp series to be revealed over a three-week period to celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. ...

Video: Happy Birthday to the National Park Service

The National Park Service is turning 100 this year - and celebrating with a park-inspired version of the Birthday Son! From amazing wildlife, to rangers and even train whistles, everyone and everything is in on the action.! ...

Summer Opening Update

Mount Rainier National Park News Release June 13, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUMMER OPENING UPDATE: With summer and the July ...

Rockfall Closes Westside Road

Mount Rainier National Park News Release April 18, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ROCKFALL CLOSES WESTSIDE ROAD The Westside Road, in ...

Star Party at Paradise

DATE: 10/25/11 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-_Contact: Curt Jacquot, West Area Interpreter, (360) 569- 6577 Star Party at Paradise (weather permitting): 8:00 ...

SUNRISE ROAD OPENS JUNE 25

DATE: 6/23/10 For Immediate Release-_Donna Rahier, 360-569-2211, x2301 Mount Rainier Superintendent Dave Uberuaga advises that the Sunrise Road, located in ...

SUNRISE AREA UPDATE

DATE: 6/30/10 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-_Donna Rahier, 360-569-2211, x2301 Mount Rainier National Park Superintendent Dave Uberuaga advises that Sunrise facilities will ...