Interstate 5 Bridge Collapse Detour
I-5 is closed in both directions in Skagit County south of Burlington. WSDOT has published the following detour map. Also consider State Route 530 through Darrington from the south or State Route 9 from Bellingham and the Lower Mainland to reach the park. More »
"The North Cascades are Calling!"
These mountains are calling for you. Less than three hours from Seattle, an alpine landscape beckons. Discover communities of life adapted to persistent moisture in the west and recurrent fire in the east — all sensitive to climate change. Explore jagged peaks crowned by more than 300 glaciers. Contemplate waterfalls cascading into deep valleys. Help steward the ecological heart of the Cascades.Read More
The Skagit Tours return in 2013. Discover the cultural and natural history of the upper Skagit Valley on foot or by boat.Read More
Camping in the North Cascades
Summer beckons. Check campground statuses and plan to stay awhile among the peaks.Read More
Celebrate the North Cascades in art! North Cascades National Park Complex welcomes applicants for spring and fall opportunities during 2013.Read More
Glacier Monitoring Program
Scientists monitor the more than 300 glaciers within the park to understand the effects of climate change on them and the North Cascades ecosystem.Read More
Join the conversation on Facebook, Flickr, and Twitter. Meet us where you are, and where you expect us to be.Read More
Calling for... you!
For over forty years, park staff, partners, and visitors have cared for this national park. How can you help steward this spectacular landscape?Read More
Did You Know?
Grizzly bear tracks can be a reliable indicator of species? Grizzly bear and black bear forepaw tracks are distinct from one another and often times better than a photo of the bear to confirm an observation. So don't just look up, look down.