North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park

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 via foot or shuttle bus. No reservations are necessary, but a backcountry permit is required to use this site. The permit may be obtained at the Golden West Visitor Center in Stehekin. The facilities consist of a fire pit, picnic table and vault toilet. Any water obtained on site must be filtered, boiled or treated before drinking.

North Cascades National Park, 700 Rayovac Drive, Suite 100 , Sedro-Woolley, WA, 98284-9314, Phone: 608-264-5610


Directions from Stehekin: Travel northward on Stehekin River Road 12 miles from the Golden West Visitor Center to the Dolly Varden camping area on the western side of the road.