• View from Sourdough Mountain Overlook  A view looking down onto Diablo Lake. Photo Credit: NPS/Michael Silverman, 2010.

    North Cascades

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  • State Route 20 closed at Mile Post 134, Ross Dam

    After a brief closure at Newhalem due to an avalanche and unstable conditions, SR 20 has re-opened to its normal winter closure point at MP 134, Ross Dam. The highway will remain closed from Ross Dam to MP 171 (Silver Star Creek) until spring re-opening. More »

  • Ross Dam Haul Road Closure Continues

    A short segment of the Ross Dam Haul Road between the Diablo Lake suspension bridge and the tunnel remains closed to public use due to continued recovery following a March 2010 landslide. The closure will remain in effect through 2014. More »

  • Notice of planned work for the Cascade River Road, fall 2014

    Visitors planning to access the park via the Cascade River Road after Labor Day should be advised that the Park Service is planning a fall closure of this road at Eldorado Creek (3 miles before the end of the road) in order to perform permanent repairs. 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?

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...