Rainier’s Jackson Visitor Center closed for the weekend

The Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park will is closed this weekend and visitors are be asked to plan accordingly.

The park announced late Friday afternoon that due to water system issues, the boiler at the visitor center cannot be operated leaving the facility without heat. The closure also means there is no food service at Paradise. Porta potties will be available.

The National Park Inn and General Store in Longmire are open.