"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

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.

Camping

Learn about the different camping options within the park complex.

A hiker silhouette against a sunset

Backcountry Reservations

Backcountry reservation requests are open from March 15-April 15, 2021.

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.

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.

Weather

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

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

Stehekin

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.

Boating

Find information on boating in the park complex.

A black bear walking through a field.

Bears

Learning about bears before your visit can help you have a safer and more enjoyable experience.

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: February 16, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

Phone:

(360) 854-7200

Contact Us