• 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 »

Weaver Point Camp Reopens

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Date: September 20, 2006
Contact: Kerry Olsen, 360 856-5700 ext. 340, ext 13

Weaver Point Camp located at the North end of Lake Chelan is now open to the public until further notice. The camp housed firefighters during the Flick Creek Fire.


The Flick Creek Fire, which started on July 26, 2006, continues to smolder near the community of Stehekin, WA. Fire activity has decreased due to recent wetting rain and fire suppression efforts.


The entire Summit Trail, Boulder Creek Trail and Juanita Lake Camp are now open. The following trails and camps remain closed for public safety:


  • Imus Loop Trail
  • Purple Creek Trail
  • Lakeshore Trail 1247 from Stehekin to its intersection with Fish Creek Trail 1248 at Moore Point
  • Flick Creek Camp
  • Purple Point Camp
  • Purple Point Overflow Camp

Did You Know?

North Cascades is now on Flickr!

North Cascades National Park is uploading its digital image library to Flickr! Be inspired, download your favorite images, or even add your own vacation photographs to the group pool: Friends of the North Cascades. More...