Travel and Road updates:

Travelers can expect daytime one-way alternating traffic for chip seal work 13.6-miles of SR 706 generally between SR 7 and Mount Rainier National Park (milepost 0.01 to 13.6) between April and September. There also will be reduced speed limits within each work zone.

The Grove of the Patriarchs is closed to all public entry effective November 17, 2021 and until further notice.

Stevens Canyon is estimated to open for the season May 27, weather dependent. Stevens Canyon Road will be closed Mon-Thurs due to construction; open with 30 minute delays Fri-Sun.

Henry M. Jackson Visitor Center

The Henry M. Jackson Visitor Center is always a fascinating and informative stop in the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park. Here you’ll find special exhibits, films, guided ranger programs, a bookstore, and public restrooms, as well as informational brochures and maps.

You’ll also want to stop in our gift shop. You can take home one-of-a-kind gift items, clothing, books, collectibles, children’s items, and Mount Rainier National Park keepsakes.

If you’re hungry for a quick bite or tasty treat, Jackson Visitor Center is home to Paradise Camp Deli. It’s a great place to grab a delicious lunch, an espresso, ice cream and milkshakes, and more.

Paradise Camp Deli

The Paradise Camp Deli, located in the Jackson Visitor Center, is the perfect stop for a quick lunch or snack while in Paradise. Our family-friendly cuisine features pizza, mountain-size deli sandwiches, hot dogs, soup and salads, rotating hot entrées, desserts, soft-serve ice cream, milkshakes, and espresso drinks.

Dine in or order lunch to go and spend an afternoon exploring the trails just steps from the front door.


Located inside the Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise, this shop is the perfect site after a day of exploring the trails and capturing photos of flora and fauna. Get inspired by local photography, blown glass, and pottery. Select the perfect gift or keepsake as you browse through our selection of outdoor equipment, souvenirs, apparel, local handicrafts, and our selections of personalized key chains. We offer a variety of snacks and convenience items including reusable water bottles to fill in our hydration station (see map for locations).

Open during the winter on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) and holiday periods, guests can pick up a warm winter hat, gloves, and a sled before you head out with the kids to slide down the slopes or rent a pair of snowshoes and experience the beauty of winter in Mount Rainier National Park.