Mount Rainier National Park Locator Map

Fast Facts

Total Area
235,625 acres
Annual Visitation
1,049,178 in 2012 (view all years)
Creation Date
March 2, 1899
Entrance Fee
$15 per car per week
Time Zone
Pacific
Lowest Elevation
1,640 feet at Ohanapecosh River
Highest Elevation
14,411 feet on Mount Rainier
Lowest Average Temp
26F in January
Record Low Temp
-8F in 1990
Highest Average Temp
74F in August
Record High Temp
101F in 1988
Our Last Visit
July 2009

Park Contact Information

Mount Rainier National Park
55210 238th Ave. East, Ashford, WA 98304
Info at (360) 569-2211
Fax to (360) 569-2170

Park Creation Timeline

1899
On March 2, 1899, the bill is passed creating Mount Rainier National Park.


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