North Cascades National Park, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

Access to North Cascades National Park and Ross Lake National Recreation Area is from the State Route 20 corridor. SR 20 (North Cascades Highway) connects with Interstate 5 (Exit 230) at Burlington. From the east, the highway intersects with US 97 at Okanogan and with SR 153 at Twisp. The State Department of Transportation closes a portion of the road between Ross Dam Trailhead and Lone Fir Campground in winter. The Lake Chelan National Recreation Area (Stehekin) is accessible by ferry or plane from Chelan.

Phone

(360) 854-7200

Activities

AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PADDLING, HORSE CAMPING

Campground Reservations

Washington Campgrounds | Gorge Lake Campground | NEWHALEM CAMPGROUND | LOWER GOODELL GROUP CAMPGROUND | UPPER GOODELL GROUP CAMPGROUND | Colonial Creek South Campground

Hiking Trails

Washington Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Washington Recreation Areas | North Cascades National Park Official Website | North Cascades National Park Map

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.