• 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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  • Notice of Planned Work and Road Closure- Cascade River Road (Beginning Sept. 8, 2014)

    The Cascade River Road will be closed from September 8 until late October 2014 to all public use (including foot, bicycle, and vehicle traffic) at the Eldorado gate (3 miles from road's terminus) in order to perform permanent road and culvert repairs. 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 »

  • Closure of Adjacent U.S. Forest Service Road and Trails that Access North Cascades NP Complex

    The Twisp River Road is closed west of Eagle Creek. The following USFS trails are closed due to the Lone Mountain 1, Little Bridge, and Carlton Complex Fires: War Creek, South Creek, Twisp Pass, Reynolds Creek. More »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 08/17/2013, 07/13/2013, 08/31/2013

    River of Life logo Image Credit:NPS/NOCA/Greg Reed
    Location: Newhalem Creek Campground Amphitheater | Map Time: 8:30 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: North Cascades Visitor Center Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 206-386-4495 ext.11

The Skagit River is a thread of life connecting the high peaks of the North Cascades to Puget Sound, weaving together and sustaining the park's varied wildlife and people alike. Join Ranger Greg Reed and learn about this mighty river.