North Cascades National Park, Washington

Less than three hours from Seattle, an alpine landscape beckons. Discover communities of life adapted to moisture in the west and recurring fire in the east. Explore jagged peaks crowned by more than 300 glaciers. Listen to cascading waters in forested valleys. Witness a landscape sensitive to the Earth's changing climate. Help steward the ecological heart of the Cascades.

North Cascades National Park Info


North Cascades National Park

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News

Update: Five Fires Located in North Cascades National Park Service Complex

Five lightning ignited fires are burning or being monitored in North Cascades National Park Service Complex. Four fires are located in the North Unit of the Park Complex, and one in the Flat Creek drainage. In addition, a fire in British Columbia, Canada has closed vehicle access to Hozomeen as of Thursday, August 9, until further notice.

Burn Ban Lifted in All Areas of North Cascades National Park Service Complex

Effective Monday, October 1, the burn ban on all lands within North Cascades National Park Service Complex is lifted. This includes all National Park Service lands and campgrounds in Stehekin, along State Route 20 and the Ross Lake area.

Burn Ban Lifted in Skagit and Whatcom Counties of North Cascades National Park Service Complex

Effective immediately, the burn ban on lands in Skagit and Whatcom counties within North Cascades National Park Service Complex is lifted. This includes all National Park Service lands and campgrounds along State Route 20, the Ross Lake area, west of Rainy Pass, and north of Park Creek Pass and Cascade Pass.

North Cascades National Park Photos

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Just west of Cascade Pass, North Cascades National Park, WA.

Mt. Baker in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Mt. Baker in WA

Mount Baker at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Mt. Baker in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Mt. Baker in WA

Mount Baker at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Mt. Baker in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Mt. Baker in WA

Mount Baker at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Mt. Baker in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Mt. Baker in WA

Mount Baker at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Landscapes in The West posted a photo:

Autumn at Yellow Aster Butte in WA

Yellow Aster Butte at North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington 9/28/18