North Cascades offers interpretive programs, ranger-led walks and talks, in various locations throughout the summer. See the details for each area of the park by following the links below or checking locally at visitor centers.
Seasonal Ranger Programs by Area
Skagit District (Highway 20 and Skagit River)Ranger Programs 2019
Visitor Center Talk - Join a ranger for a 20-minute talk to discover one of the many fascinating stories of the North Cascades.
Stehekin District (north end of Lake Chelan)
Red Bus Tours - Join a ranger on the “heritage style” tour buses that feature ceiling windows for optimal viewing of the spectacular North Cascades Scenery. The Red Bus will take you on a spectacularly beautiful 50-minute tour to the breathtaking 312-foot Rainbow Falls.
Bus tours leave from Stehekin Landing twice daily and are narrated by a park ranger of the lower Stehekin Valley. Tour departures coincide with the arrival of Lady of the Lake passenger ferries.
Hozomeen (north end of Ross Lake)
Evening Programs - Join a ranger for a talk in the amphitheater to discover one of the many fascinating stories of the North Cascades. Look for International Interpretive Program topic announcements on campground bulletin boards.
Last updated: September 4, 2019