Diablo Lake To Be Drawn Down Three Feet in Early Oct., Trailer-Launched Boats Affected
Diablo Lake will be drawn down 3 vertical feet for facility repairs from October 1-15. 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 »
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 »
Kelly Bush Recognized as an Outstanding Park Ranger
Contact: Charles Beall, 360-854-7302
North Cascades National Park Ranger Kelly Bush is the recipient of the 2010 Pacific West Region Harry Yount Award which honors and recognizes outstanding national park rangers. She has been a park ranger at North Cascades National Park since 1979 and the Wilderness District Ranger since 2002. She is known for her skilled leadership and consistent high standards for visitor service. This is the second time that she has received this prestigious award – the other being in 2000.
Did You Know?
Stephen Mather Wilderness comprises 93% of the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. About 400 miles of trail provide access to this rugged Wilderness.