• 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 »

Getting to Stehekin

Lady of the Lake
 

FERRY
Lake Chelan Boat Company provides round-trip service between Chelan and Stehekin with scheduled stops at Field’s Point and Lucerne.

For up-to-date schedule and rates, regulations regarding transportation of freight and pets or information regarding private charters call (509) 682-4584 or visit: www.LadyoftheLake.com

Parking information for Chelan and Fields Point.

FLOAT PLANE
Chelan Seaplanes offers daily flights during summer months. For more information or to schedule a flight call (509) 682-5555 or visit:
www.chelanseaplanes.com

ON FOOT OR HORSEBACK
For a wilderness adventure hike or horseback into the Stehekin Valley. Multiple routes traverse the surrounding wilderness areas. For trail conditions and trip planning, contact a Ranger Station.

PRIVATE BOAT
There are over 16 public docks along Lake Chelan including four in the National Recreation Area. Boaters using any of these federal docks need a dock site pass from May 1 to October 31 ($5 daily or $40 for the season). This fee helps pay for maintenance costs. Passes can be obtained at the Chelan Ranger Station or from local vendors in Chelan or Stehekin. For more information about the Federal Dock Permit, click here.


Did You Know?

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.