• 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 »

Accessibility at North Cascades Visitor Center

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Accessible parking 2 stars, curb ramp 2 stars, and restrooms 2 stars. Bus and RV parking also available. An interactive exhibit includes nature sounds, videos and touchable natural history models. Large print and several language translations are available for exhibit text. A 25-minute film presentation takes a journey into the heart of wilderness; captions upon request. A 20 minute slide presentation is also available. Geology exhibits, a touchable relief map and a Northwest Interpretive Association bookstore are also provided. Several accessible trails leave from the Visitor Center area. Courtesy wheelchair available. The Visitor Center is open year-round, check here for current hours.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

North Cascades National Park Service Complex includes 684,000 acres near the crest of the Cascade Mountains from the Canadian border south to Lake Chelan.