A small snowplay area for children will open at Paradise this Saturday once the road opens, Mount Rainier National Park officials said. The road has been opening between 9 and 11 a.m.
However, the groomer that prepares the larger runs is being repaired, said ranger Curt Jacquit. He said they hope to have the groomed runs ready by Dec. 27.
The snowplay area is the only place where sliding is allowed to avoid injuries to people and damage to plants, he said. Soft devices like innertubes and foam pads are allowed. Hard devices like wooden sleds or anything…