• 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 - 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 »

  • USFS Access Road and Trail Closures

    The following USFS trails providing backcountry access to the park service complex are closed due to Lone Mountain and Carlton Complex Fires: Twisp Pass, South Creek, Reynolds Creek, War Creek, Summit. The Twisp River Road is closed west of Eagle Creek. More »

Accessibility at Sterling Munro Trail

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A fully accessible boardwalk trail 1 star, winds 300 feet (100 meters) from the back left of the Visitor Center. This trail offers a spectacular view of the Picket Range mixed with fresh forest smells and benches for resting. A squirrel's chatter may greet a passing visitor. Please use caution if boardwalk is frosty or wet. Accessible restrooms available in the Visitor Center.

Rated: Easy. Trail length: 300 feet. Total elevation change: 5 feet. Inclination: 0%. Cross slope: 0%. Trail width: 6 feet. Surface: Boardwalk. Obstacles: None.

Did You Know?

lupine is a common flower in dry sunny areas

In addition to Wilderness, Recreation Areas and National Park designations there are also five Research Natural Areas in the complex: Silver Lake, Pyramid Lake, Boston Glacier, Stetattle Creek and Big Beaver Valley.