• 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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  • 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 »

  • Adjacent U.S. Forest Service Trail Closures

    The following USFS trail providing backcountry access to North Cascades National Park Service Complex are closed due to Lone Mountain and Carlton Complex Fires: War Creek Trail. More »

North Cascades Fire Update August 24 2009

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Date: August 24, 2009
Contact: Kerry Olson, 360 854-7302

Due to low fire activity in the North Cascades National Park Complex this past week, this will be the last NOCA Fire update unless fire activity increases.

Dee Townsend, Fire Management Officer, at the North Cascades National Park Complex said, “This has almost been a record year with twenty-seven fire starts in the park. There has only been one other year with more fires (thirty-six) since the park was established in 1968. It has been a good opportunity to allow fire back on the landscape.” She reminds us that the fire season is not over yet.

Click here for a summary table of fire activity since June 20, 2009.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

North Cascades National Park Service Complex includes 684,000 acres near the crest of the Cascade Mountains from the Canadian border south to Lake Chelan.