• 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: Park Creek

Park Creek Pass equipment on a cloudy day. Image Credit: NPS/NOCA
Park Creek Pass equipment on a cloudy day.
NPS/NOCA
 

August 2010
Twenty miles in to the backcountry, this was our most remote site. High up on a windy mountain pass, the sounds of marmot whistles mix with noises of aircraft overflights. A Search and Rescue on a nearby mountain brought increased air traffic to the area for several days.

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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.