• 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 Burns Above Lake Chelan - Trail Closures

    The Lone Mountain Fire is burning in North Cascades National Park approximately five miles northwest of Stehekin in the Boulder Creek drainage. As a precaution Boulder Creek Trail has been closed entirely. The westbound War Creek Trail is also 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.

Brochures and Maps

A young man and woman consult a map in their campsite at the Colonial Creek Campground before taking a day hike. Photo Credit: NPS/David Snyder
A young man and woman consult a map in their campsite at the Colonial Creek Campground before taking a day hike.
NPS/David Snyder
 

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VISITOR INFORMATION GUIDES
The Visitor Information Guide has all the trip planning details needed to visit North Cascades National Park Complex and the Mt. Baker-Snoqualime National Forest. (12 pages, pdf 4.6mb)

JUNIOR RANGER BOOKLETS

Become an official North Cascades Junior Ranger! Print off one of these booklets before you visit the park or pick up a free copy at any of our six information centers:
Pacific Treefrog, ages 3-5 (16 pages, pdf 2.6mb)
Black Bear, ages 5-8 (20 pages, pdf 3.5mb)
Raven, ages 8-11 (24 pages, pdf 6mb)
Mountain Goat, ages 12+ (24 pages, pdf 2.3mb)

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

North Cascades NPSC has over 300 glaciers, more than any other park in the lower 48 states. More than half the glaciers in the 48 states are concentrated in this mountainous wilderness region called the North Cascades.