North Cascades National Park

Bridge Creek Trail

This trail follows a 14.3 mile stretch of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), which leads north/south between the Stehekin River Road and the North Cascades Highway. It is a heavily used stretch of trail with few points high enough to gain commanding views of the surrounding peaks. The hike ...

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Brush Creek Trail

This trail leads southeastward out of the Chilliwack River Valley following Brush Creek. It ends at Watcom Pass five miles from the Chilliwack River in the Brush Creek headwaters. On the eastern side of the pass the Little Beaver Trail follows that drainage to Ross Lake. To access the Brush ...

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Stehekin River

This road winds through the Stehekin River Valley and provides access to eight campgrounds and trailheads. It can only be accessed by foot, boat or plane, as it lies within the secluded upper river valley enveloped by Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. The Stehekin River Road originates in the ...

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Agnes Gorge Trail

The trail to Agnes Gorge begins at High Bridge, along Stehekin River Road 11.3 miles north of the Golden West Visitor Center. The trailhead lies at an elevation of 1,550 feet. From High Bridge the Agnes Gorge Trail leads southwestward along the northern bank of Agnes Creek. It begins ...

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Big Beaver Trail

The Big Beaver Trail leads northwestward from Ross Lake 14 miles along Big Beaver Creek. The trail gains approximately 2,060 feet as it climbs through the drainage to Beaver Pass. It leads through a considerable amount of marsh, which makes for good insect habitat. Check with rangers about trail ...

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Weaver Point Campground

The Weaver Point camping area lies on the northern tip of Lake Chelan immediately west of the Stehekin River inlet. The site is accessible by foot via the Stehekin River Trail from Harlequin Campground. It is also accessible by boat from Lake Chelan. There is no shuttle access to ...

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North Cascades Highway

The North Cascades Highway leads through Ross Lake National Recreation Area, providing access to Gorge Lake, Diablo Lake and Ross Lake. The highway leads 56 miles from Marblemount to Washington Pass Overlook on the western and eastern sides of the National Park Complex, respectively. It is the backbone of ...

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Shady Campground

Shady Campground is located in the High Bridge Area of the Stehekin River Valley approximately 15 miles north of Stehekin landing. Like the other camping areas in Lake Chelan National Recreation Area this site provides primitive camping conditions. There is no drinking water available on site so filter, boil ...

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Tumwater Campground

The Tumwater camping area lies along the Stehekin River 12 miles north of the Golden West Visitor Center and approximately one mile north of High Bridge. There are two primitive campsites at this location that provide good opportunities for fishing in the Stehekin River. Visitors can access this site ...

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Newhalem Creek Campground

This campground lies at an elevation of 500 feet along North Cascades Highway near mile marker 120. The site is located within walking distance of the North Cascades Visitor Center. It consists of 111 sites available on a first come, first served basis from May through September. The Newhalem Campground ...

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