North Cascades National Park

Goode Ridge Lookout Trail

The trail leading to Goode Ridge begins along Stehekin River Road on the western side of Bridge Creek Bridge. It ascends 4,800 feet in five miles to reach the summit of Goode Ridge at an abandoned fire lookout. The trail leads through dense forest for most of the ascent ...

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Hidden Lake Trail

The Hidden Lake Trail begins from Sibley Creek Road and leads four and a half miles southeastward into North Cascades National Park. The trail gains 3,000 feet as it ascends to a saddle above the lake. From this high point hikers will have a panoramic view of North Cascades ...

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Eastbank Trail

Eastbank Trail leads 16 miles along the eastern shore of Ross Lake, making it one of the longest trails in the recreation area. Because the entire trail lies below 3,000 feet, it makes a good early season trek. This route is best completed by a one way hike. A ...

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Fisher Creek Trail

The Fisher Creek Trail leads 14 miles through the eastern portion of the North Cascades National Park South Unit. The trail begins on Easy Pass and leads westward to the junction of Thunder Creek and Park Creek Trails. This trail can be used in conjunction with the Thunder Creek ...

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Desolation Trail

This trail leads from Desolation Landing on northern Ross Lake five and a half miles northeastward to the summit of Desolation Peak. The trail is steep and exposed most of the climb. A historic fire lookout lies on the summit of Desolation Peak, although it is closed to the ...

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Diablo Lake Trail

Diablo Lake Trail is a moderate, four mile hike along the northern shoreline of Diablo Lake. Access to this trail is from Sourdough Creek parking area along Diablo Dam Road. A round- trip option is to boat one way on the Seattle City Light Ferry. The trail begins at an ...

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Coon Lake Trail

This trail leads one mile from High Bridge Trailhead to Coon Lake. The lake lies on the southwestern base of McGregor Mountain. From the trailhead you'll climb 600 feet along switchbacks to reach a trail fork immediately before the lake. At this fork bear right to the lake. This ...

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Copper Ridge Trail

The trail along Copper Ridge lies in the northwestern corner of the park. It extends seven miles along a subalpine ridge that provides excellent views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, rivers and glaciers. There are numerous camping sites along the ridge. A backcountry permit is necessary for overnight use ...

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Cascade Pass Trail

This trail leads between Cottonwood camping area, in the Stehekin River Valley, and Johannesburg, at the head of the North Fork Cascade River. The trail is eight miles one way gaining 3,000 vertical feet. It leads through scenic wood and talus-covered terrain, passing 13 waterfalls. The route is rated ...

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Chilliwack River Trail

This trail begins on the eastern side of Hannegan Pass in the northwestern corner of the park. It leads approximately 14 miles through the Chilliwack River Valley. The route isn't overwhelmingly scenic, but it does provide access to Copper Ridge Trail and Whatcom Pass, which provide panoramic views of ...

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