• 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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  • Ross Dam Haul Road Repair (2014)

    A short segment of the Ross Dam Haul Road between the Diablo Lake trail suspension bridge and the tunnel remains closed to public use due to ongoing repair and rehab work on a portion originally damaged during a March 2010 landslide. More »

  • Notice of Planned Work - Cascade River Road (Fall 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 »

Operating Hours & Seasons

Morning bird hike participants walk past the North Cascades Visitor Center sign. Image Credit: NPS/NOCA/David Snyder
Morning bird hike participants walk past the North Cascades Visitor Center sign during summer operating hours.
NPS/David Snyder
 

North Cascades National Park Complex is open every day of the year. Winter weather tends to dictate when certain facilities and roads are open. From late May to October, campgrounds, visitor centers, and roads are generally open to welcome summer visitors.

For a listing of current road closures, as well as campground and trail conditions, please visit the Current Park Conditions page.

 

Current Operating Hours for Park Complex and Affiliated Visitor Facilities

Facility details and year-round operating hours

North Cascades Visitor Center
Newhalem
NPS
Daily: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Park and Forest Information Center
Sedro-Woolley
NPS & USFS
Daily: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wilderness Information Center
Marblemount
NPS
Sunday - Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Golden West Visitor Center
Stehekin
NPS

Daily 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Chelan Ranger Station
Chelan
NPS & USFS
Monday
- Friday: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed federal holidays

Glacier Public Service Center
Glacier
NPS (summer) & USFS
Daily 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Methow Valley Ranger District
Winthrop
NPS (summer) & USFS
Monday - Friday: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed federal holidays

Skagit Information Center
Newhalem
NPS, SCL & NCI
Daily: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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.