Diablo Lake To Be Drawn Down Three Feet in Early Oct., Trailer-Launched Boats Affected
Diablo Lake will be drawn down 3 vertical feet for facility repairs from October 1-15. During the drawdown, boats with trailers will not be able to launch or take boats off the water. Hand-launched vessels will still be able to launch. More »
Cascade River Road will be open as normal through fall/winter 2014
Cascade River Rd. will be open in 2014 until snow conditions make it impassable to vehicles, as normal. The road closure that was planned to begin September 8 has been postponed beyond 2014 due to unforeseen circumstances. More »
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 »
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?
Stephen Mather Wilderness comprises 93% of the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. About 400 miles of trail provide access to this rugged Wilderness.