• 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.

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.