• 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 »

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?

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.