Navigating Mt. Rainier - Visit Rainier
Wildflowers, Mt Rainier, and a creek

Navigating Mt. Rainier

Getting one’s arms around Mt. Rainier can be a challenge. Not only are there some 2,800 square miles of ground to cover but there are also a myriad of attractions and recreational opportunities. In order to help visitors better navigate ‘The Mountain,’ Visit Rainier has launched a comprehensive website, which is maintained by working closely with the National Park Service and area visitor information centers to make planning a day trip, weekend getaway or multi-week vacation easier.

Features of the Visit Rainier ( website include the following:

  • Online lodging availability;
  • Detailed activities, attractions, lodging, dining and shopping information;
  • Trip planning information;
  • News and events;
  • Maps and driving directions;
  • Mailing list sign in;
  • Road and weather information;
  • Press releases.

Visitor information centers are located in gateway communities to the National Park and within the park itself as follows:

Visitor Centers Outside the park

Mount Rainier Visitor Center at Ashford

  • Address: Whittaker Mountaineering, 30027 SE 706 E, Ashford, WA 98304
  • Phone: 877.617.9950

Silver Creek Guard Station

  • Address: 69211 SR 410 E, Enumclaw, WA  98022
  • Phone: (360) 663-2284
  • Open only in the summer

Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce

  • Address: 1421 Cole St., Enumclaw, WA 98022
  • Phone: (425) 652-0359

Visitor centers inside the park

Longmire Museum Visitor Information Center

  • Phone: 360.569.6046
  • MORE

Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center at Paradise

  • Phone: 360.569.6036
  • MORE

Ohanapecosh Visitor Center

  • Phone: 360.569.6046
  • MORE

Sunrise Visitor Center

  • Phone: 360.663.2425
  • MORE

Wilderness and Climbing Information Centers:

Longmire Wilderness Information Center

  • Phone: 360.560.2211, ext. 4453
  • MORE

Carbon River Ranger Station

  • Phone: 360.829.9639
  • Call for hours
  • MORE

Paradise Guide House / Climbing Information Center

  • Phone: 360.569.6009
  • MORE

White River Wilderness Information Center

  • Phone: 360.569.6030
  • MORE

For the most current park information, please access


Meilee Anderson
Marketing Consultant for Visit Rainier
Phone: 206-422-1270

Map of Mount Rainier area
Map of the Mount Rainier area