Many 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.
Safety with Children
Do not approach wildlife, no matter how tame or calm they appear. Always obey instructions from park staff on scene. Do not feed any animals. It harms them and it is illegal.
Mountain goat are protective of their young, keep a safe distance and use caution around goats.
Safety tips for travel in bear country
Winter Travel Caution
What to Carry flyer - Be prepared for winter travel
Last updated: February 6, 2017