• 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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  • Notice of Planned Work and Road Closure- Cascade River Road (Beginning Sept. 8, 2014)

    The Cascade River Road will be closed from September 8 until late October 2014 to all public use (including foot, bicycle, and vehicle traffic) at the Eldorado gate (3 miles from road's terminus) in order to perform permanent road and culvert repairs. 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 »

  • Closure of Adjacent U.S. Forest Service Road and Trails that Access North Cascades NP Complex

    The Twisp River Road is closed west of Eagle Creek. The following USFS trails are closed due to the Lone Mountain 1, Little Bridge, and Carlton Complex Fires: War Creek, South Creek, Twisp Pass, Reynolds Creek. 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?

Did You Know?

North Cascades NPSC has over 300 glaciers, more than any other park in the lower 48 states. More than half the glaciers in the 48 states are concentrated in this mountainous wilderness region called the North Cascades.