The Basics

Sunrise Road

Sunrise Road

Sunrise is accessed via SR 410. The 15-mile road to Sunrise opens by late June or early July through mid-September. No access for RVs and vehicles with long trailers. In late September, the road to Sunrise closes nightly at the junction with White River Campground and reopens each ...
Mowich Lake

Mowich Lake Road

The 16-mile Mowich Lake Road runs between the town of Carbonado and the Mowich Lake Campground inside Mt. Rainier National Park. The road is primarily graveled with some sections of difficult terrain. Road closes mid-October or with the first snowfall of the winter season. ...

Paradise Valley Road

This one-way road is located inside the park beginning at Paradise Inn running 2.2 miles to the intersection with Stevens Canyon Road. Closes seasonally during the winter months. ...

Carbon River Road

Carbon River Road is open to bicycle and foot traffic only. Read the full story for route changes due to the Spiketon Creek Bridge closure impacting the route to the Carbon River Entrance. ...

Nisqually Entrance to Longmire

Open year-round, this section of the Road to Paradise runs six miles between the Nisqually Entrance and the Longmire area.  ...
Westside Road

Westside Road

The Westside Road is located inside the park, .9 miles up the Road to Paradise. The first 3 miles are accessible to vehicles. Vehicles must park at Dry Creek. The next 13 miles provide access to hiking and mountain biking. Users should travel through the area with caution due to steep ...
Stevens Canyon Road

Stevens Canyon Road

A 19-mile road inside Mt. Rainier National Park running between Paradise to the southeastern entrance of Mt. Rainier National Park where it intersections with SR 123, Cayuse Pass. Closes seasonally during the winter months. ...

Chinook Pass | SR 410

107-mile SR 410, also called the "Stephen Mather Memorial Parkway," includes the Chinook Scenic Byway. It begins at SR 167 in Sumner and travels southeast to where it meets US 12 in Naches. Closes during the winter months due to snowfall. ...

Skate Creek Road

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. ...
Road to Paradise

Longmire to Paradise

This 10.5 mile stretch of roadway between Longmire and Paradise is open-year round. Nightly closures are possible due to inclement weather. ...

White River Road to Campground

White River Road is a 6-mile road accessed via SR 410, leading to the White River Campground. Closes during the winter months due to snowfall.  ...

Carbon River Ranger Station

The Carbon River Ranger Station is located on the Carbon River Road 5.5 miles east of the Mowich Lake (SR165) ...
Sunrise Visitor Center

Sunrise Visitor Center

Info Address: Sunrise Park Rd, Ashford, WA 98304 GPS Coordinates: 46.914454, -121.643463 Phone: (360) 663-2425 | Web Generally open July through early September. Operating Schedule: ...
Henry M. Jackson Visitor Center

Henry M Jackson Memorial Visitor Center at Paradise

The Henry M. Jackson Visitor Center located at Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park is Open year-round.  Weekends only in winter (generally October-May). Current Hours:  May 5 - June 15: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily June 16 - July 1: 10:00 pm - 7:00 pm daily.  ...
Ohanapecosh Visitor Center

Ohanapecosh Visitor Center

Info GPS Coordinates: 46.735942, -121.565875 Phone: (360) 569-6581 | Web Operating Schedule: May 25 – September 16 9:00 am – 5:00 pm ...

Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce

Info Address: 1421 Cole St., Enumclaw, WA 98022 Phone: (425) 652-0359 | Web Open: Monday – Friday, 9 am – ...
Trail Ettiquette

Trail Etiquette

With folks recreating more than ever before “trail etiquette” becomes a necessity. Read this helpful article for pro-tips on how to respond on the trails.  ...

Silver Creek Guard Station

Info The Silver Creek Guard Station is a helpful oasis for visitors to stop and get information on the Crystal ...
Mt Rainier Visitor Center

Mt. Rainier Visitor Association Visitor Center

The Mt. Rainier Visitor Association operates a visitor center open year-round in Ashford, Washington located just outside the Nisqually Entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park. Connect with a local expert and get custom recommendations on places to stay, play, shop, and dine.  ...

Nisqually: Southwest Entrance

A year-round entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park for vehicle traffic, the Nisqually entrance via SR 706 provides closest access to ...

Choosing a Hike

Choosing a Hike, tips to help plan a safe and enjoyable trek on the trails in the Mount Rainier region.  ...