• 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 »

  • Closures of USFS roads and trails that access North Cascades NP and Lake Chelan NRA

    The following U.S. Forest Service trails are closed due to the Lone Mountain and Carlton Complex Fires: Twisp Pass Tr., South Creek Tr., Reynolds Creek Tr., War Creek Tr., Summit Tr. The Twisp River Rd. is closed west of Eagle Creek. More »

Public Transportation

Red Shuttle Bus. Photo Credit: NPS/NOCA/John Chao

The Stehekin shuttle provides visitor transportation in the Stehekin Valley.

NPS/John Chao

Very little of the park is directly accessible by public transportation but many gateway communities are served by national, regional, and local transit systems.

PLANE

TRAIN
Amtrak
VIA
  • The Canadian arrives three times per week from Toronto and the Canadian Rockies in Hope, Chilliwack, Abbotsford, and Vancouver, BC. Rental car services are available in Chilliwack, Abbotsford, and Vancouver, BC.
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National
  • Greyhound serves communities along Interstate 5/Highway 99, including Mount Vernon and Bellingham, and US Highway 2, including Leavenworth and Wenatchee.
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LAKE CHELAN FERRY
  • The Lady of the Lake provides round-trip service between Chelan and Stehekin with scheduled stops at Field's Point and Lucerne. Daily service is available from mid-Spring through early fall with reduced service during the winter months.

Contact the park at (360) 854-7200 or E-mail us for more information.

Did You Know?

Junior Ranger Totem: Raven

Anyone can become a North Cascades Junior Ranger! Pick up one of the four FREE activity booklets at any of the visitor or information centers. Complete the activities and earn your official junior ranger badge! Download the booklet here. More...