Interstate 5 Bridge Collapse Detour
I-5 is closed in both directions in Skagit County south of Burlington. WSDOT has published the following detour map. Also consider State Route 530 through Darrington from the south or State Route 9 from Bellingham and the Lower Mainland to reach the park. More »
Stehekin and Lake Chelan Highlighted on the Travel Channel
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?
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.