Many people come to the North Cascades to enjoy its rugged beauty and remote wildness. Recreating in natural areas, however, has inherent dangers and responsibilities. Conditions in mountainous areas can change very rapidly, even during a day trip. These travel tips can help you have a safe and responsible journey so that you, and future travelers, can enjoy the landscape to its fullest.
Learning about bears before your visit can help you have a safer and more enjoyable experience.
Winter can show you a different side of the park, but it also involves extra safety considerations.
Last updated: November 1, 2021