The name "Stehekin" is based on a Salishan word meaning "the way through" or "turning around place" in Lushootseed (Coast Salish) and "mountain tops" in nxa'amxcin (Interior Salish).
Things to Know Before you Come
The park is open year-round with recreation opportunities—hiking, fishing, boating (fall and spring), skiing or snowshoeing (winter), and wildlife viewing (year-round). There are limited services outside the park operational season. From October-May, the Golden West Visitor Center is closed and there is no shuttle.
Explore the many trails from Stehekin, from easy, moderate to strenuous, there is an adventure waiting.
Camping in Stehekin
Stehekin offers camping in a range of settings, from lakeside sites to quiet roadside camps to backpacking sites.
Getting to Stehekin
Travel to Stehekin by foot, boat or plane. No roads connect Stehekin to the rest of Washington.
The North Cascades Lodge at Stehekin provides services to visitors. Private accommodations are available in the community.
Get around Stehekin by foot, bike or shuttle to different areas in the Stehekin valley.
Last updated: July 2, 2023