• 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 - 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 and War Creek Trails are closed. Rainbow Loop Trail is in-use as a staging area and closed to public use. More »

  • USFS closes Easy Pass Trail from State Route 20

    Due to fire activity near the trail, the US Forest Service has closed the Easy Pass trail and trailhead on State Route 20. This area has been receiving precipitation. The highway remains open.

Acoustic Monitoring Site: Colonial Campground

Acoustic monitoring station near Colonial Creek. Image Credit: NPS/NOCA
Acoustic monitoring station near Colonial Creek Campground.
NPS/NOCA
 

August 2009
In the midst of a busy campground, sounds of the highway and campers filled the air. Rare natural sounds such as the faint call of a spotted owl intermingle with the slamming of car doors and barking dogs.

Click each title to hear a sound recording. Click on "Sound Clips" in the navigation to return to the map.

 
 
 
 
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Stephen Mather Wilderness comprises 93% of the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. About 400 miles of trail provide access to this rugged Wilderness.