• 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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  • Highway 20 Will Be Closed East of the Park For Culvert Repairs On Oct 21 & 22.

    Highway 20 will be completely closed between mileposts 147 & 157 (Granite Creek to Rainy Pass) from 6 a.m. Oct. 21 to 4 p.m. Oct. 22. The Easy Pass trailhead will be inaccessible during this time. More »

  • Diablo Lake To Be Drawn Down Three Feet in Oct., Trailer-Launched Boats Affected

    Diablo Lake will be drawn down 3 vertical feet for facility repairs from October 8-17. During the drawdown, boats with trailers will not be able to launch or take boats off the water. Hand-launched vessels will still be able to launch. More »

  • 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 »

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?

Junior Ranger Totem: Raven

Anyone can become a North Cascades Junior Ranger! Pick up one of the four FREE activity booklets at any of the visitor or information centers. Complete the activities and earn your official junior ranger badge! Download the booklet here. More...