• 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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    The Lone Mountain Fire is burning in North Cascades National Park approximately five miles northwest of Stehekin in the Boulder Creek drainage. As a precaution Boulder Creek Trail has been closed entirely. The westbound War Creek Trail is also closed. More »

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    Due to fire activity near the trail, the US Forest Service has closed the Easy Pass trail and trailhead on State Route 20. This area has been receiving precipitation. The highway remains open.

Stehekin and Lake Chelan Highlighted on the Travel Channel

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Date: May 2, 2008
Contact: Charles Beall, 360 854-7302

Stehekin and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area will be featured on Travel Channel’s Into America’s West with Jeff Corwin tonight, on Saturday, May 3 at 6:00 p.m. Mr. Corwin visited Stehekin and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area last summer as part of the series, the settings for which are described on the Travel Channel website as “America's greatest National Parks and Reserves, where the natural beauty and splendor of both the landscape and native wildlife are protected. Jeff's journey takes him through some of the most stunning landscapes on the planet; from the mighty Grand Canyon to the snowy peaks of Mount Baker, and wide-open plains of Montana to the pre-historic formations of Yellowstone Park.”


More information about Into America’s West with Jeff Corwin is available at www.travelchannel.com/TV_Shows/Jeff_Corwin.


Did You Know?

lupine is a common flower in dry sunny areas

In addition to Wilderness, Recreation Areas and National Park designations there are also five Research Natural Areas in the complex: Silver Lake, Pyramid Lake, Boston Glacier, Stetattle Creek and Big Beaver Valley.