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Tag: Sunrise Visitor Center


Road to Sunrise at Mount Rainier to remain closed today

The road to Sunrise will not open today in order to support the effort to recover the body of climbing ranger Nick Hall on Mount Rainier.

Hall fell to his death Thursday while rescuing four injured climbers high on the Emmons Glacier. Poor weather has kept the recovery team from reaching his body by helicopter.

Park officials originally hoped to open the road to Paradise for the summer on Friday morning and the said late Friday they hoped to open today. However, park spokesman Kevin Bacher has announced the road will remain closed today.

It is currently unclear if the

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Sunrise visitor info center shuts down Sunday

This is the last weekend of the season at Sunrise at Mount Rainier National Park.

The visitor information operations at the ranger station will close on Sunday at 6 p.m.

The visitor center has been closed all season as park staff and contractors renovate the building as part of the installation of new exhibits.

You can contact the center at 360-663-2425.

At the Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center, staffers will man the information desk until 6 p.m. through Sunday. From Monday through Oct. 11, the center will open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.