• 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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  • Highway 20 Will Be Closed East of the Park For Culvert Repairs On Oct 21 & 22.

    Highway 20 will be completely closed between mileposts 147 & 157 (Granite Creek to Rainy Pass) from 6 a.m. Oct. 21 to 4 p.m. Oct. 22. The Easy Pass trailhead will be inaccessible during this time. More »

  • Diablo Lake To Be Drawn Down Three Feet in Oct., Trailer-Launched Boats Affected

    Diablo Lake will be drawn down 3 vertical feet for facility repairs from October 8-17. 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 »

Trail Guide

The following is an alphabetical list of all trails in North Cascades National Park Service Complex. You can also search trails via the following methods:

If your trip is 3 or more days in length, there are many ways to string together multiple trails into a long journey:

Two National Scenic Trails pass through the Park. Information specific to those coming to North Cascades National Park to travel on the National Scenic Trails:


The park complex is bordered by two national forests (Mount Baker-Snoqualmie and the Okanogan-Wenatchee, which contain five Wilderness areas), as well as three provincial parks to the north in Canada (Chilliwack Lake, Skagit Valley, and E.C. Manning). Together these protected public lands offer a wealth of additional trails and other recreational opportunities.

To learn more about the Stehekin area, including information on access and the Stehekin Valley Shuttle to trailheads, please visit the Stehekin page.

 

Alphabetical List of All Park Complex Trails

Agnes Creek (Pacific Crest Trail near Stehekin)
Agnes Gorge (Stehekin)
Baker River
Big Beaver
Boulder Creek (Stehekin)
Bridge Creek (Pacific Crest Trail)
Brush Creek
Buckner Orchard Walk (Stehekin)
Bullion Loop (Stehekin)
Cascade Pass
Chilliwack River
Company Creek (Stehekin)
Coon Lake (Stehekin)
Copper Ridge
Desolation Peak
Devore Creek (Stehekin)
Diablo Lake
East Bank
Easy Pass / Fisher Creek
Flat Creek (Stehekin)
Fourth of July
Goode Ridge (Stehekin)
Gorge Overlook
Happy Panther
Happy Creek Forest Walk
Hidden Lake
Horseshoe Basin
Hozomeen Lake
Imus Creek Loop (Stehekin)
Jack Mountain
Ladder Creek Falls (Newhalem)
Lakeshore Trail (Stehekin)
Lightning Creek
Linking Trail (Newhalem)
Little Beaver
McAlester Lake / South Pass
McGregor Mountain (Stehekin)
Monogram Lake / Lookout Mt.
Newhalem Creek
North Fork Bridge Creek
Old Wagon (Pacific Crest) Trail (Stehekin)
Panther Creek
Park Creek Pass
Purple Creek / Juanita Lake (Stehekin)
Pyramid Lake
Rainbow Creek (Stehekin)
Rainbow Lake
Rainbow Loop (Stehekin)
Rainbow Mist and Falls (Stehekin)
River Loop (Newhalem)
Rock Shelter (Newhalem)
Ross Dam
Sahale Arm
Sourdough / Pierce Mountain
Stehekin River (Stehekin)
Sterling Munro Viewpoint (Newhalem)
Stetattle Creek
Stiletto Spur
Summit Trail (Stehekin)
Thornton Lake
Thunder Creek
Thunder Knob
Thunder Woods Nature Trail
“To Know a Tree” Nature Trail (Newhalem)
“Trail of the Cedars” Nature Walk (Newhalem)
Twisp Pass (Dagger Lake)
Upper Stehekin Valley

Did You Know?

Long horned beetle

There are more insects in the Park than any other group of animals; in fact, 95% of all animal species on earth are insects. Take your time to explore the breathtaking world of butterflies, beetles, and bugs. More...