State Route 20 closed at Mile Post 134, Ross Dam
After a brief closure at Newhalem due to an avalanche and unstable conditions, SR 20 has re-opened to its normal winter closure point at MP 134, Ross Dam. The highway will remain closed from Ross Dam to MP 171 (Silver Star Creek) until spring re-opening. More »
Ross Dam Haul Road Closure Continues
A short segment of the Ross Dam Haul Road between the Diablo Lake suspension bridge and the tunnel remains closed to public use due to continued recovery following a March 2010 landslide. The closure will remain in effect through 2014. More »
Notice of planned work for the Cascade River Road, fall 2014
Visitors planning to access the park via the Cascade River Road after Labor Day should be advised that the Park Service is planning a fall closure of this road at Eldorado Creek (3 miles before the end of the road) in order to perform permanent repairs. More »
What sort of hike do you want to take today? Fancy a peaceful stroll down to the river, looking for birds and wildlife, or a glimpse of migrating salmon? Or are you in the mood to push your limits, climb to the heights and watch the world unfold below you? Short or long, low elevation or high, there are hundreds of miles of trails awaiting your discovery throughout the season.
The trail guide below is organized by area. Or, if you already know the name of the trail you are interested in, check the alphabetical listing of all the trails in the park complex.
North Cascades Scenic Highway (State Route 20)
Trails are listed from west to east along the highway
There are numerous other trails off State Route 20 to the east of the park, originating in the Okanogan National Forest.
Baker Lake Road
There are numerous other day hikes accessible from this area, all within the Mount Baker–Snoqualmie National Forest.
Mount Baker Highway (Highway 542)
There are numerous other day hikes located off this road, many with stunning views into the national park. These trails are located in the Mount Baker–Snoqualmie National Forest.
For information on the Stehekin area, including access, Stehekin Valley shuttle bus schedules, and more, please visit the Stehekin page.
Agnes Creek (Pacific Crest Trail)
Did You Know?
In addition to Wilderness, Recreation Areas and National Park designations there are also five Research Natural Areas in the complex: Silver Lake, Pyramid Lake, Boston Glacier, Stetattle Creek and Big Beaver Valley.