Current Park Conditions



Fire Closure Updates -
Last update (08/31 8:00 am)

The Cascade Pass Trail has been closed east of the junction with the Horseshoe Basin Trail due to the proximity of the Glory Fire. The Upper Stehekin Valley Trail has been closed west of the junction with the Flat Creek Trail.


Links to Official Fire Information

National Incident Information System - InciWeb

Official Upper Skagit Complex Fire Information

Washington State Department of Transportation - WSDOT

An interactive map with information on emergency road closures.

Northwest Interagency Coordination Center - NWCC

A blog providing official information on wildfires in the Northwest.

An interactive map with current fire locations.

Washington Air Quality Information Blog

Collected information about air quality around the state.

What does the air look like in Newhalem?

Newhalem Air Quality Webcam.


Current Fire Closures in North Cascades National Park

State Route 20 is now open throughout North Cascades National Park Service Complex. For complete road closure information throughout the state, visit the Washington State Department of Transportation website.

The following campgrounds are closed until further notice:

  • Goodell Upper and Lower Group campgrounds
  • Newhalem Creek Campground
The following trails are closed:
  • Cascade Pass Trail east of the junction with the Horseshoe Basin Trail and west of the junction with the Flat Creek Trail
  • Newhalem Area Trails (Ladder Creek Falls Trail, Linking Trail, Lower Newhalem Creek Trail, River Loop Trail, Rock Shelter Trail, To Know A Tree Trail, and Trail of the Cedars)
  • Newhalem Creek Trail
  • Park Creek Trail north of Two Mile Camp
  • Upper Stehekin Valley Trail west of the Flat Creek Trail



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Road Status and Conditions

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