May 17, 2013
Comments Requested on Lake Restoration Proposal
The National Park Service is seeking comments on proposed changes to the mountain lakes restoration program at North Cascades National Park Complex.
April 22, 2013
Statement on the effects of sequestration at North Cascades National Park Complex
Due to a series of required spending cuts in the federal budget ("sequestration"), the park has had to reduce its annual budget by five percent. Visitors can expect limited operations and fewer rangers to provide information and programs. While we take the actions necessary to comply with sequestration, the park remains open, welcoming visitors and continuing to protect the resources entrusted to our care.
February 26, 2013
North Cascades National Park Complex Tourism Creates $26.4 million in Local Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that the 791,388 visitors to North Cascades National Park Complex, which consists of the park plus Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas spent $26.4 million in communities surrounding the park. This spending supported 358 jobs in the local area.
July 16, 2012
Final Stehekin River Plan Released
Today, the National Park Service released the Stehekin River Corridor Implementation Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement. The purpose of this plan is to address, in a comprehensive way, the steps needed to continue to provide high-quality recreational experiences, protect natural and cultural resources, support the private community of Stehekin, and establish sustainable administrative facilities – including access via the Stehekin Valley Road – as called for in the 1995 Lake Chelan National Recreation Area General Management Plan.
December 01, 2011
Ross Lake National Recreation Area Final General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement Released
The National Park Service today released the Ross Lake National Recreation Area Final General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement. “This final plan is the culmination of five years of planning and work with people that love the North Cascades,” said North Cascades National Park Complex Superintendent Chip Jenkins.