• 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. 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 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.