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?
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.