Places To Go

North Cascades National Park Service Complex is comprised of three units: Ross Lake National Recreation Area, North Cascades National Park, and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. Learn more about some of the places to go within the park complex.

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    Visitor Centers

    Step inside a visitor center and explore the exhibits and interpretive offerings, or talk to a ranger.

  • View of a turquoise lake surrounded by mountains.

    North Cascades Highway

    Drive State Route 20, the northernmost route across the Cascade Mountains in Washington.

  • A person in a canoe floats on a lake surrounded by mountains.

    Ross Lake

    Ross Lake provides opportunities for visitors to experience a scenic reservoir surrounded by mountain wilderness.

  • Boats and float plane docked along the shores of Lake Chelan with the mountains rising above.
    The Magic of Stehekin Valley


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

  • A kayak floats on a still lake.


    Visit remote Hozomeen at the north end of Ross Lake.

  • A small subalpine lake with a sea of mountains in the background.

    Wilderness Trip Planner

    Plan a trip into the backcountry of the North Cascades.

Last updated: October 3, 2020

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Sedro-Woolley , WA 98284


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