• 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 »

  • Closures of USFS roads and trails that access North Cascades NP and Lake Chelan NRA

    The following U.S. Forest Service trails are closed due to the Lone Mountain and Carlton Complex Fires: Twisp Pass Tr., South Creek Tr., Reynolds Creek Tr., War Creek Tr., Summit Tr. The Twisp River Rd. is closed west of Eagle Creek. More »

Links and Resources

Publications
Climate Action Plan, North Cascades
Climate Change Brochure, Pacific West Region
Climate Friendly Parks Accomplishments, North Cascades, 2009-2010


Web Resources:
North Cascades Glacier Monitoring Program

http://www.nps.gov/noca/naturescience/glacial-mass-balance1.htm

NPS Climate Change Web Portal
www.nps.gov/climate change

Climate Friendly Parks
http://www.nps.gov/climatefriendlyparks/

Climate Change Wildlife and Wildlands Toolkit
http://www.globalchange.gov/resources/educators/toolkit

Climate Impacts Group
http://cses.washington.edu/cig/

National Park Foundation Electronic Field Trip
http://northcascadeseft.org/

EPA Climate Change
www.epa.gov/climatechange

Facing Climate Change (multimedia)
http://bdsjs.com/facing-climate-change/

Cascading Effects (multimedia)
http://www.nps.gov/noca/photosmultimedia/video.htm

Did You Know?

Long horned beetle

There are more insects in the Park than any other group of animals; in fact, 95% of all animal species on earth are insects. Take your time to explore the breathtaking world of butterflies, beetles, and bugs. More...