Cascade River Road will be open as normal through fall/winter 2014
Cascade River Rd. will be open in 2014 until snow conditions make it impassable to vehicles, as normal. The road closure that was planned to begin September 8 has been postponed beyond 2014 due to unforeseen circumstances. More »
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 »
Re-opening of Adjacent U.S. Forest Service Road and Trails that Access North Cascades NP Complex
The area closure of the Twisp River Road and the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest due to wildfires has been lifted as of August 19, 2014. More »
Accessibility at Goodell
Goodell Creek Campground
Under a canopy of tall trees, cradled between the Skagit River and Goodell Creek, this campground is one of the least developed in the park. Campsites are not fully accessible, having minimal obstacles such as branches, roots and rocks. Accessible toilets and a picnic shelter are available; water spigots are located throughout the campground. Spring and summer finds this campground in bloom with native and ornamental flowers and shrubs. Goodell Creek Campground is open year-round. However, in winter the water is turned off and the area is not plowed.
Goodell Picnic Shelter
Picnic with the sights and sounds of the Skagit River. This fully accessible picnic shelter offers picnic tables , and barbecue pits . Accessible parking and toilet are available. Not plowed in winter.
Upper & Lower Goodell Group Campgrounds
Tucked away, these campgrounds are available to groups by reservation only. Accessible toilets and 1 fully accessible campsite are available at each group campground. Several other campsites offer minimal obstacles such as branches, roots or rocks. RVs, including car campers, are not allowed at Upper Goodell Group Campground. A group must have a minimum of ten people. Other restrictions may apply. You may check the status of the campgrounds here. You may also make reservations online through the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) for both the Upper and Lower group campgrounds.
Did You Know?
Grizzly bear tracks can be a reliable indicator of species? Grizzly bear and black bear forepaw tracks are distinct from one another and often times better than a photo of the bear to confirm an observation. So don't just look up, look down.