• 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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  • 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 »

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?

Cascading stream

The North Cascades are well known for the abundant waterfalls that lace the mountains. Two of the best known waterfalls are Gorge Falls between Newhalem and Diablo along State Route 20 and Rainbow Falls in the Stehekin Valley.