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Mount Rainier National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Mount Rainier National Park - News section for more.

  • Mount Rainier National Park Announces Winter 2022-23 Recreational Access Changes

    November 29, 2022 | 9:00 am

    Mount Rainier National Park announced updates today to winter 2022-23 recreational access, including changes to the Paradise access schedule. Beginning today, November 29, the park will maintain public vehicle access to Paradise on Saturdays and Sundays, but due to staffing limitations the road will be closed to public access during the week. The Longmire area will continue to be open seven days a week barring any major storm events. Park staff will continue to revisit the Paradise access schedule should staffing levels change during the winter season.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • SR 410/Chinook Pass and SR 123/Cayuse Pass close for the season

    October 26, 2022 | 4:31 pm

    The gates to State Routes 410 and 123 inside Mount Rainier National Park including Chinook and Cayuse passes, are closed for the season after a foot of early season snow and a forecast of more snow and lower than average temperatures.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Stevens Canyon Road construction closures extended to include weekends

    September 29, 2022 | 2:53 pm

    Stevens Canyon Road construction closures extended to include weekends, nine-mile stretch of Stevens Canyon Road will remain closed

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Stevens Canyon Road construction closures extended to include weekends

    September 28, 2022 | 3:05 pm

    Stevens Canyon Road construction closures extended to include weekends. The 9 mile stretch of Stevens Canyon Road between Box Canyon and Stevens Creek will remain closed.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Parkwide fire ban lifted at Mount Rainier National Park

    September 16, 2022 | 1:52 pm

    Mount Rainier National Park has lifted the parkwide fire ban after consultation with area and regional 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. This brings the park into alignment with adjacent US Forest Service lands.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Parkwide Fire Ban goes into effect September 9, 2022

    September 9, 2022 | 7:20 pm

    Beginning Friday, September 9, 2022, until rescinded, Mount Rainier National Park has implemented a parkwide fire ban for all campfires and the ignition of wood, briquettes, or any fuel in fire pits, fire pans, and barbeque grills.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • September 7, 2022 Cloud Formation NOT a New Vent On Mount Rainier

    September 7, 2022 | 12:01 pm

    This morning, September 7, people in the greater Seattle metro area saw what appeared to be venting on the mountain, a video of which was then shared on social media.  A new vent has NOT opened on the volcano. 

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Media Advisory: Dangers Associated with Mount Rainier National Park Ice Caves

    September 2, 2022 | 3:08 pm

    Officials strongly discourage visitors from approaching or entering ice caves or melt water channels as they are prone to spontaneous collapse due to melting, which is accelerated this time of year. Collapse, or ice and rock fall could be fatal or cause serious injuries to those who venture inside or near the entrance.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Climber recovered after fatal fall from Disappointment Cleaver

    August 25, 2022 | 10:41 am

    Rangers at Mount Rainier National Park have recovered the body of a climber who fell to his death from a climbing route on the mountain’s south side. 

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Air Tour Management Plan for Mount Rainier National Park finalized

    July 20, 2022 | 9:35 am

    The National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) completed the air tour management plan for Mount Rainier National Park on July 18, 2022. The plan establishes measures to protect park resources including the Mount Rainier Wilderness, habitat for native species of wildlife, including the northern spotted owl and marbled murrelet, and visitor experiences.

    Read more at nps.gov