• 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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  • 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 »

  • Re-opening of Adjacent U.S. Forest Service Road and Trails that Access North Cascades NP Complex

    The area closure of the Twisp River Road and the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest due to wildfires has been lifted as of August 19, 2014. 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:

The park complex is bordered by three national forests (Mount Baker-Snoqualmie, Okanogan, and Wenatchee, which contain five Wilderness areas), as well as three provincial parks to the north in Canada (Chilliwack Lake, Skagit Valley, and 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 bus 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?

Grizzly bear track in North Cascades National Park (1989). Photo Credit: NPS/NOCA/Roger Christophersen

Grizzly bear tracks can be a reliable indicator of species? Grizzly bear and black bear forepaw tracks are distinct from one another and often times better than a photo of the bear to confirm an observation. So don't just look up, look down.