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 »
State Route 20 Corridor and Ross Lake User Study Briefing and Discussion
Contact: Charles Beall, (360) 854-7302
Dr. Jane Swanson from the University of Washington will share results from the recently conducted study of State Route 20 corridor and Ross Lake users at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, July 6th. North Cascades National Park Service Complex is hosting the presentation at its headquarters in Sedro-Woolley and is working with the Economic Development Association of Skagit County to invite representatives from area Chambers of Commerce and hospitality businesses. The study identifies visitor profiles, modes of transportation, destinations, motivation, and other characteristics valuable for business planning and development. This study was funded by the Skagit Environmental Endowment Commission and the Pacific Northwest Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit of the National Park Service.
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.