Mount Rainier National Park
238th Ave. East
Ashford, WA 98304
WELCOME to Sunrise!
At an elevation of 6,400 feet, Sunrise is the
highest point that can be reached by vehicle at Mount Rainier
National Park. In summer, mountain meadows abound with
On clear days, Sunrise provides breathtaking
views of Mount Rainier, Emmons glacier, and many other volcanoes in
the Cascade Range. These views and an excellent trail system make
Sunrise the second most visited location in the park.
Sunrise is located 60 miles northeast of the
Nisqually Entrance and 14 miles northwest of the Sunrise/White River
turnoff on Highway 410.
Services at Sunrise include:
- The Sunrise Visitor Center is open
daily from early July to early October and closed in winter.
Here visitors will find exhibits, guided interpretive programs,
book sales, and a picnic area.
- The Sunrise Day Lodge, open only
from early July to late September, offers food service, and a
gift shop. There is no overnight lodging at the Sunrise Day
- The White River Campground and picnic
area is located 12 miles from Sunrise Visitor Center.
The Sunrise Road usually opens in late June or
early July and closes in late September to early October. Check the
road status before setting out.
Enjoy these day hikes in the Sunrise area.
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