• View from Sourdough Mountain Overlook  A view looking down onto Diablo Lake. Photo Credit: NPS/Michael Silverman, 2010.

    North Cascades

    National Park Washington

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  • Lone Mountain Fire - National Park Service Trail Closures

    The Lone Mountain Fire in North Cascades National Park is approximately 5 mi NW of Stehekin in the Boulder Creek drainage. Boulder Creek Trail is closed. More »

  • USFS Access Road and Trail Closures

    The following USFS trails providing backcountry access to the park service complex are closed due to Lone Mountain and Carlton Complex Fires: Twisp Pass, South Creek, Reynolds Creek, War Creek, Summit. The Twisp River Road is closed west of Eagle Creek. More »

Acoustic Monitoring Site: Big Beaver Valley

Hikers among the Western red cedars of Big Beaver. Image Credit: NPS/NOCA/Rosemary Seifried
Hikers among the Western red cedars of Big Beaver.
NPS/NOCA/Rosemary Seifried
 

July 2010
Located well up Big Beaver Valley, nestled among towering cedars, this was a serene site. Very few jets or planes flew overhead, leaving the site to the sounds of birds and insects.

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Did You Know?

Cascading stream

The North Cascades are well known for the abundant waterfalls that lace the mountains. Two of the best known waterfalls are Gorge Falls between Newhalem and Diablo along State Route 20 and Rainbow Falls in the Stehekin Valley.