• 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 »

  • Adjacent U.S. Forest Service Trail Closures

    The following USFS trail providing backcountry access to North Cascades National Park Service Complex are closed due to Lone Mountain and Carlton Complex Fires: War Creek Trail. More »

North Cascades BioBlitz

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BioBlitz 2014

Help discover and inventory life in the North Cascades! Do science in the park! Join other volunteers and scientists to find, record, and identify species! Observe biodiversity from the Skagit River to the Cascade Crest to Lake Chelan!

The park will host events between July 12 and August 16 but visitors can submit observations to the iNaturalist project page for the whole summer. Tag and share your experiences on social media with #BioBlitz14.

Click on the following for more:

  • Events: View and register for events across the National Park Complex.
  • Profiles: Meet some of the scientists who will be working in the park this summer.
  • Learn More: Learn more about current research in the park.

Today’s observations help scientists understand tomorrow’s changes. Understanding helps the park plan for, adapt to, and manage future challenges. You can make a difference!

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

North Cascades National Park Service Complex includes 684,000 acres near the crest of the Cascade Mountains from the Canadian border south to Lake Chelan.