• 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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  • 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 »

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?

Grizzly bear track in North Cascades National Park (1989). Photo Credit: NPS/NOCA/Roger Christophersen

Grizzly bear tracks can be a reliable indicator of species? Grizzly bear and black bear forepaw tracks are distinct from one another and often times better than a photo of the bear to confirm an observation. So don't just look up, look down.