• 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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  • Cascade River Road will be open as normal through fall/winter 2014

    Cascade River Rd. will be open in 2014 until snow conditions make it impassable to vehicles, as normal. The road closure that was planned to begin September 8 has been postponed beyond 2014 due to unforeseen circumstances. More »

  • 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 »

  • Re-opening of Adjacent U.S. Forest Service Road and Trails that Access North Cascades NP Complex

    The area closure of the Twisp River Road and the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest due to wildfires has been lifted as of August 19, 2014. 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?

North Cascades is now on Flickr!

North Cascades National Park is uploading its digital image library to Flickr! Be inspired, download your favorite images, or even add your own vacation photographs to the group pool: Friends of the North Cascades. More...