• 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 - 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 and War Creek Trails are closed. Rainbow Loop Trail is in-use as a staging area and closed to public use. More »

  • USFS closes Easy Pass Trail from State Route 20

    Due to fire activity near the trail, the US Forest Service has closed the Easy Pass trail and trailhead on State Route 20. This area has been receiving precipitation. The highway remains open.

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Lodgepole pine cones after a fire.

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Lodgepole pine cones after a fire.
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Donating is easy!

You can help protect the natural and cultural resources of North Cascades National through a variety of means:

  • Show your support for Washington's national parks by purchasing a special license plate, a program coordinated by Washington's National Park Fund.
  • Sponsor a student through North Cascades Institute's educational programs and grant a child their first overnight camping experience.
  • Sign-up for a day of volunteering on North Cascade's trails.
  • Send a monetary donation in memory or honor of a family member. You can also donate for a special occasion like a wedding, birthday, or an anniversary.

For donation inquiries, please contact:
Karen Taylor-Goodrich, Superintendent (360) 854-7205

Donations may be made by check or money order, payable to "National Park Service" Send to:
Superintendent
810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley, WA, 98284

Many of our park projects would not exist without the generous support of private citizens. Thank you for considering supporting your national park!

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.