• 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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  • 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 »

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?

North Cascades is now on Flickr!

North Cascades National Park is uploading its digital image library to Flickr! Be inspired, download your favorite images, or even add your own vacation photographs to the group pool: Friends of the North Cascades. More...