• 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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  • 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 »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 06/28/2013, 07/03/2013, 08/01/2013, 08/09/2013, 08/23/2013, 08/28/2013

    River of Life
    Location: Colonial 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 linking 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.