• 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 »

  • Closures of USFS roads and trails that access North Cascades NP and Lake Chelan NRA

    The following U.S. Forest Service trails are closed due to the Lone Mountain and Carlton Complex Fires: Twisp Pass Tr., South Creek Tr., Reynolds Creek Tr., War Creek Tr., Summit Tr. The Twisp River Rd. is closed west of Eagle Creek. More »

Accessibility at Trail of the Cedars

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This accessible loop trail offering moderate grades, rest areas, interpretive signs and benches is maintained by Seattle City Light. People using wheelchairs may need some assistance. Touch the stringy bark and smell the fragrance of towering Western red cedars that line the trail as the soft murmur of the Skagit River passes in the background. Round trips are .3 miles (.5 kilometers) from Newhalem or the Newhalem Powerhouse. Accessible restrooms located across from Skagit General Store.

Did You Know?

Cascading stream

The North Cascades are well known for the abundant waterfalls that lace the mountains. Two of the best known waterfalls are Gorge Falls between Newhalem and Diablo along State Route 20 and Rainbow Falls in the Stehekin Valley.