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Full Moon Summit Fest

New Family-Friendly Summer Events

Summer is ramping up at Crystal Mountain with several upcoming large-scale events including the Full Moon Summit Fest and the inaugural launch of the Crystal Mountain Hill Climb. ...

Celebrate Slimy Heroes of the Forest

Human slug races, tentacle headbands, and other slug-like activities for the whole family during Slug Fest July 30-31 at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park ...
Chinook Pass covered in snow

Cayuse Pass to Open Friday May 27

SR 123/Cayuse pass scheduled to reopen by 8 a.m. Friday, May 27, in time for Memorial Day weekend. No reopening date for SR410/Chinook Pass yet due to relentless winter weather, continued snowfall and high avalanche danger. ...

Parkwide fire ban lifted at Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park has lifted the parkwide fire ban after consultation with federal fire management officials.  Campfires will be permitted at the park’s three campgrounds, including the Ohanapecosh Campground, the Cougar Rock Campground and the White River Campground. ...
Wildflower meadow at Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park

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. ...

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. ...