• 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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  • Lone Mountain Fire - 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 and War Creek Trails are closed. Rainbow Loop Trail is in-use as a staging area and closed to public use. More »

  • USFS closes Easy Pass Trail from State Route 20

    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.

Photos & Multimedia

Snorkeling
Parks Climate Challenge participants snorkel on Ross Lake to conduct a fish survey.
Megan McGinty, North Cascades Institute
 

Parks Climate Challenge 2009
North Cascades Institute
Last summer, 19 high school students from five cities spent a month in the North Cascades. They hiked to glaciers, swam with bull trout, dodged thunderstorms and witnessed the impacts of climate change. The group was also introduced to documentary storytelling and given an audio recorder and two cameras to chronicle the experience.

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Did You Know?

Junior Ranger Totem: Raven

Anyone can become a North Cascades Junior Ranger! Pick up one of the four FREE activity booklets at any of the visitor or information centers. Complete the activities and earn your official junior ranger badge! Download the booklet here. More...