Route not slated to open to cars until July 1.
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK — Hikers and bicyclists may now use the road to Sunrise at Mount Rainier National Park, but visitors won’t be allowed to drive on the road until July 1.
Crews are clearing snow from the road up to Sunrise. At 6,400 feet, it’s the highest point that can be reached by car at the national park.
Park officials say that bikers and hikers using the road should watch out for work vehicles, which will be sharing the roads starting Monday.
The White River campground opens for the season on June 24.
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