• 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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  • Notice of Planned Work and Road Closure- Cascade River Road (Beginning Sept. 8, 2014)

    The Cascade River Road will be closed from September 8 until late October 2014 to all public use (including foot, bicycle, and vehicle traffic) at the Eldorado gate (3 miles from road's terminus) in order to perform permanent road and culvert repairs. 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 »

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

    The Twisp River Road is closed west of Eagle Creek. The following USFS trails are closed due to the Lone Mountain 1, Little Bridge, and Carlton Complex Fires: War Creek, South Creek, Twisp Pass, Reynolds Creek. More »

Artist-in-Residence to Share Experience

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Date: June 28, 2007
Contact: Charles Beall, (360) 854-7302

North Cascades National Park Artist-in-Residence Kevin Bernstein will share his art and experiences from a spring residency in Newhalem. Kevin is a painter inspired by humankind’s relationship to nature and how its role in society has changed throughout history. The presentations will explore the small wonders that exist in the shadow of the park’s majestic mountain scenery.

When: Wednesday, July 11th at 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Location: North Cascades National Park Headquarters 810 State Route 20 Sedro-Woolley.

Kevin is a Seattle-based artist with a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Washington. He has taught at the University of Washington and at the University of Puget Sound.

Learn more about Kevin Bernstein at: www.kevinmarcbernstein.com

The Artist-in-Residence program invites artists to immerse themselves in the national park and work with park visitors, community members, and staff to explore the park in unique and meaningful ways through the arts.

Learn more about the Artist-in-Residence program at: http://www.nps.gov/archive/volunteer/air.htm

Did You Know?

lupine is a common flower in dry sunny areas

In addition to Wilderness, Recreation Areas and National Park designations there are also five Research Natural Areas in the complex: Silver Lake, Pyramid Lake, Boston Glacier, Stetattle Creek and Big Beaver Valley.