North Cascades National Park

Celebrate National Trails Day in North Cascades National Park this weekend

June 2, 2009, 12:57 pm
When you visit North Cascades National Park Service complex, you get three parks for the price of one:  North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake,National Recreation Area and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. These parks’ mountains, forests, rivers and lakes offer a variety of exciting activities and unique experiences.  ...

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Fish stocking might end in North Cascades National Park

May 28, 2009, 1:33 pm
The mountain lakes in the backcountry of Washington state's North Cascades National Park are still covered in ice. The thaw usually doesn't come until early July. This year, however, a deadline comes along with the thaw.Unless Congress acts, the lakes won't be stocked by volunteers racing the clock through ...

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North Cascades National Park Visitor Center

Relief map of the park and surrounding area, exhibit room featuring multimedia exhibits on the park's natural and cultural history. Directions Across the Skagit River from the North Cascades Highway (State Route 20) near milepost 120 and the town of Newhalem. Adjacent to Newhalem Creek ...

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Wilderness Information Center

This center is the main backcountry permit office for North Cascades National Park and the adjacent Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas. Exhibits about wilderness and backcountry travel. Relief map. Sales of books, maps, and other items related to wilderness, hiking, and climbing. Directions Near Marblemount, WA, located approximately 1 ...

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Golden West Visitor Center and Ranger Station

North Cascades National Park Visitor Center Current Hours Phone 206 386-4495 ext.11 Location Across the Skagit River from the North Cascades Highway (State Route 20) near milepost 120 and the town of Newhalem. Adjacent to Newhalem Creek Campground. Special Programs Special presentations available for school and other groups by prior arrangement. Exhibits Relief map of the park ...

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Glacier Public Service Center

At this U.S. Forest Service station on the road to Mt. Baker and to trailheads accessing North Cascades National Park, backpackers and climbers can obtain the free Wilderness Permit required for overnight stays in the park's backcountry. Sales of books, maps, and other items related to the area. Directions Just east ...

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Chelan Ranger Station

This is an office of the Wenatchee National Forest where information can be obtained concerning Lake Chelan National Recreation Area at the other end of 50-mile long Lake Chelan. Information counter. Sales of books, maps, and other items related to the national forest, park and recreation area. Directions In Chelan, ...

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Fish Plan Selected for North Cascades

January 15, 2009, 8:16 am
The National Park Service has issued a Record of Decision to move forward with the preferred alternative for the Mountain Lakes Fishery Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for North Cascade National ...

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National Geographic Promotes Cascades Geotourism

January 15, 2009, 8:10 am
The National Geographic Society is going to help promote tourism in the central Cascade Range of Oregon and Washington.National Geographic will create a "geotourism" map as a guide to the mountain region that stretches from Mount Rainier National Park in Washington to Crater Lake National Park in ...

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North Cascades Park Needs Additional Advocates

September 17, 2008, 9:41 am
In the Northwest, we dream big dreams, and persistent dreamers can leave an imprint and legacy. The two words come to mind with the 40th anniversary of the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. It's there thanks to citizens who outfought the timber industry, outmaneuvered federal bureaucrats and worked tirelessly ...

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