Nisqually-Longmire-Paradise Road extends 18 mi. from the s.w. park entrance of Mount Rainier National Park to Longmire and Paradise. Points of interest along the way to Paradise Valley include a museum at Longmire; Christine Falls; the trail to 320-foot Comet Falls, accessible only in summer; and 168-foot Narada Falls.
Tire chains are required in winter months.
Hours: Nisqually-to-Longmire portion open 24 hours, year-round (weather permitting). Longmire-to-Paradise section open 24 hours, late April-late Oct.; dawn-dusk, rest of year (weather permitting). Phone ahead to confirm schedule.