Guided Tours

A ranger leads a birding walk
A ranger shows a young visitor birds on an early morning birding walk.

NPS / David Snyder

Ranger-led programs are regularly scheduled during the summer and by special request other times of the year. For more information, talk with a ranger at any of the visitor and information centers or campgrounds during the summer or visit Ranger Programs.

Skagit Tours are operated in partnership with North Cascades Institute and Seattle City Light.

Red Bus Tours are operated by the North Cascades Lodge at Stehekin. The scenic tour to Rainbow Falls are in the "heritage style" tour buses that feature ceiling windows for optimal viewing of the spectacular North Cascades scenery.

Many private companies offer activities and tours by permit in the North Cascades--including rafting, climbing, hiking and backpacking, and horse or llama packing trips. A list of current concession operators can be found here.


Last updated: June 25, 2021

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810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284


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