• 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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  • 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 »

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

    The area closure of the Twisp River Road and the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest due to wildfires has been lifted as of August 19, 2014. More »

Social Media

Through our social networking sites, you can learn about North Cascades National Park Complex before your visit and relive your memories when you return home. We want to stay connected, by meeting you at the places you are currently at, and where you expect us to be. Learn more below.

Twitter
Follow @NCascadesNPS on Twitter and receive updates on breaking news in the park, social events, and "what is happening now".

Facebook
North Cascades National Park Complex has a Fan Page on Facebook. Here, you will be able to share with others your experiences at North Cascades. We'll ask thought provoking questions, share the latest news, engage in conversations, and offer a behind-the-scenes look at our national park.

Flickr
Are you looking for a picture of North Cascades for your publication, school project, PowerPoint, or simply inspiration? Go to our Flickr page and download public domain pictures for free. Please, however, credit the appropriate photographer and the National Park Service. We add images on a continual basis, so check often and feel free to leave comments there as well.

Vimeo
Some national park stories are best told through both audio and video. Check us out on Vimeo to view our latest multimedia projects.

Did You Know?

Grizzly bear track in North Cascades National Park (1989). Photo Credit: NPS/NOCA/Roger Christophersen

Grizzly bear tracks can be a reliable indicator of species? Grizzly bear and black bear forepaw tracks are distinct from one another and often times better than a photo of the bear to confirm an observation. So don't just look up, look down.