• 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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  • 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 »

  • USFS Access Road and Trail Closures

    The following USFS trails providing backcountry access to the park service complex are closed due to Lone Mountain and Carlton Complex Fires: Twisp Pass, South Creek, Reynolds Creek, War Creek, Summit. The Twisp River Road is closed west of Eagle Creek. More »

Schedule Of Events

Seasonal Ranger Program Guides

Skagit District (Highway 20 and Skagit River) - 2014 Summer Schedule (coming soon)
Stehekin District (Lake Chelan and Stehekin Valley) -
2014 Summer Schedule (coming soon)

 

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  • Diablo Lake Boat Tours

    Monday, July 28, 2014

    Be a part of Skagit history! For more than 80 years, visitors have toured the green waters of Diablo Lake and learned about North Cascades and Seattle City Light's Skagit Project. Registration required. More

  • Newhalem Walking Tour

    Monday, July 28, 2014

    Step back in time to learn about the historic town site and surrounding attractions. More

  • Evening Program

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Join a ranger for a 30 minute illustrated program that explores one of the many fascinating stories of North Cascades National Park. Look for program topic announcements in park campgrounds. More

  • Exploration Tables

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Find a ranger at a hands-on table outside the Visitor Center and discover new park stories. More

  • Map Musings

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Find a ranger stationed around the maps and exhibits within the Visitor Center to learn more about the Park’s geography, topography, and life zones. More

  • Diablo Lake Rangers

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Find a ranger stationed at the popular overlook to chat about the surrounding peaks and the unique waters of the North Cascades. More

  • Diablo Lake Talks

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Join a ranger at the Diablo Lake Overlook for a 10-minute talk that will unlock some of the natural and cultural history stories embedded within the stunning mountain scenery surrounding Diablo Lake. More

  • Evening Program - Founding Figures: Glaciers of North Cascades National Park

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Explore the glaciers in North Cascades National Park which have shaped this awe-inspiring landscape for tens of thousands of years and provide a reservoir of life to all organisms downstream. More

  • Evening Program

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Join a ranger for a 30 minute illustrated program that explores one of the many fascinating stories of North Cascades National Park. Look for program topic announcements in park campgrounds. More

  • Diablo Lake Boat Tours

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Be a part of Skagit history! For more than 80 years, visitors have toured the green waters of Diablo Lake and learned about North Cascades and Seattle City Light's Skagit Project. Registration required. More

  • Newhalem Walking Tour

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Step back in time to learn about the historic town site and surrounding attractions. More

  • Exploration Tables

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Find a ranger at a hands-on table outside the Visitor Center and discover new park stories. More

  • Map Musings

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Find a ranger stationed around the maps and exhibits within the Visitor Center to learn more about the Park’s geography, topography, and life zones. More

  • Diablo Lake Rangers

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Find a ranger stationed at the popular overlook to chat about the surrounding peaks and the unique waters of the North Cascades. More

  • Diablo Lake Talks

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Join a ranger at the Diablo Lake Overlook for a 10-minute talk that will unlock some of the natural and cultural history stories embedded within the stunning mountain scenery surrounding Diablo Lake. More

  • Evening Program - The Curious Case of Cascadian Butterflies

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Follow the dramatic storyline of a butterfly’s life – full of unexpected plot twists. More

  • Evening Program

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Join a ranger for a 30 minute illustrated program that explores one of the many fascinating stories of North Cascades National Park. Look for program topic announcements in park campgrounds. More

  • Evening Program

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Join a ranger for a 30 minute illustrated program that explores one of the many fascinating stories of North Cascades National Park. Look for program topic announcements in park campgrounds. More

  • Diablo Lake Boat Tours

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Be a part of Skagit history! For more than 80 years, visitors have toured the green waters of Diablo Lake and learned about North Cascades and Seattle City Light's Skagit Project. Registration required. More

  • Newhalem Walking Tour

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Step back in time to learn about the historic town site and surrounding attractions. More

  • Exploration Tables

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Find a ranger at a hands-on table outside the Visitor Center and discover new park stories. More

  • Map Musings

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Find a ranger stationed around the maps and exhibits within the Visitor Center to learn more about the Park’s geography, topography, and life zones. More

  • Diablo Lake Rangers

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Find a ranger stationed at the popular overlook to chat about the surrounding peaks and the unique waters of the North Cascades. More

  • Diablo Lake Talks

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Join a ranger at the Diablo Lake Overlook for a 10-minute talk that will unlock some of the natural and cultural history stories embedded within the stunning mountain scenery surrounding Diablo Lake. More

  • Evening Program - It's Easy Being Green

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    From the depths of Diablo Lake to the tops of the tallest Douglas-fir trees, one color dominates the North Cascades: green. More

  • Evening Program - Al

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Under a deep layer of snow for most of the year, the North Cascades’ alpine meadows emerge each summer to host captivating critters and a colorful mosaic of flowers. More

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

North Cascades NPSC has over 300 glaciers, more than any other park in the lower 48 states. More than half the glaciers in the 48 states are concentrated in this mountainous wilderness region called the North Cascades.