"The North Cascades are Calling!"

Less than three hours from Seattle, an alpine landscape beckons. Discover communities of life adapted to moisture in the west and recurring fire in the east. Explore jagged peaks crowned by more than 300 glaciers. Listen to cascading waters in forested valleys. Witness a landscape sensitive to the Earth's changing climate. Help steward the ecological heart of the Cascades.


Hiking in the North Cascades

Hike the North Cascades to experience some of the finest mountain country in North America!

A man sets up a green tent in a campground.


Learn about the different camping options within the park complex.

A blue lake surrounded by mountains.

Current Conditions

Learn about current conditions in the park complex.

Clouds cover mountaintops on the far side of a lake.


The weather can change quickly in the North Cascades. Check the weather to prepare for a safe visit.

Looking out over a lake and mountains dusted with snow.

Winter Safety

Winter can show you a different side of the park, but it also involves extra safety considerations.

Boats and float plane docked along the shores of Lake Chelan with the mountains rising above.


The Stehekin Valley has long served as a passageway for travelers, linking Washington's interior wilderness to the rugged Cascade Mountains.

Canoes loaded for camping  prepare to launch at the lakes edge.


Find information on boating in the park complex.

Food Storage Requirements

It's mandatory to store food and other smellables so that it is safe from wildlife. Learn how & why to do it properly.

Last updated: October 13, 2020

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Mailing Address:

810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284


(360) 854-7200

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