Mount Rainier National Park
Fact Sheet Press Contact: Park Information (360) 569-6575
Operating Hours/Seasons: • • •
Mount Rainier National Park is open throughout the whole year. The busiest season for visitors is during the summer when the weather is warm and dry, and abundant with wildflowers. Arriving at the park either before 10 a.m. or after 2:30 p.m. is helpful in terms of avoiding delays while the park is busy.
Road Status: • •
Weather in the park can rapidly change and affect the road conditions. All vehicles that enter Mount Rainier National Park during the winter season are required to carry tire chains.
Accessibility: • • •
Service dogs are allowed on trails and in park facilities if properly trained. Therapy animals that provide emotional support are not allowed in the park facilities or on the trails. Many of the areas in the park are fully accessible to visitors with disabilities.