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Best of the North Cascades
A visual overview of North Cascades highlights. Come be inspired by these mountains.
At the Sourdough Lookout
Looking across the rugged North Cascades terrain from the Sourdough Fire Lookout.
Take advantage of the boat launch at Colonial Creek Campground to launch kayaks for a quiet morning on Diablo Lake.
Map at North Cascades Visitor Center
A ranger helps orient a visitor on a map of Washington State in the North Cascades Visitor Center.
Youth from Seattle clean up camp sites near the North Cascades Visitor Center as part of the EarthCorps conservation volunteer group.
Be sure to bring all the proper equipment when climbing and mountaineering in the North Cascades.
View from Sahale Peak
Looking NNE from Sahale Peak, near Cascade Pass.
Canoeing on Lake Chelan near Stehekin.
A North Cascades Interpretive Ranger.
The view of Hozomeen Mountain from Desolation Peak, where writer Jack Kerouac once worked.
Vine maple shows its fall colors during a light rain shower.
Sunrise, as viewed from Purple Mountain in Lake Chelan National Recreation Area.
Spring runoff at Rainbow Falls, Stehekin. Lake Chelan National Recreation Area.
Camping near Easy Pass
The sun breaks through early morning clouds near Easy Pass and Fisher Basin.