North Cascades National Park Trails

To find trails in North Cascades National Park, Washington select a region or trail below.

North Cascades National Park: Goodell Creek :: Marblemount, WA

This 4-acre campground in the Ross Lake National Recreation Area and North Cascades National Park is at the confluence of Goodell Creek and the Wild and Scenic Skagit River. It is pristine yet close to Newhalem and groceries. The easy river access ma

North Cascades National Park: Colonial Creek :: Diablo, WA

Colonial Creek Campground occupies 28 acres on the south end of 5-mile-long Diablo Lake in the Ross Lake National Recreation Area, which is part of North Cascades National Park. The campground is very pleasant, and the sites are set far enough fr

North Cascades National Park: Gorge Lake :: Diablo, WA

This campground in the gorge within the Ross Lake National Recreation Area and North Cascades National Park is at the western end of Gorge Lake. The lake’s jade-green glacial melt is mesmerizing, especially when the fish are jumping.

North Cascades National Park: Hozomeen :: Rockport, WA

This 4-acre campground is in the Ross Lake National Recreation Area and North Cascades National Park. Ross Lake itself extends into British Columbia. This is an area of great natural beauty, and since the road ends just 1 mile beyond the campground,

North Cascades National Park: Newhalem Creek :: Newhalem, WA

This is a nice, relatively new campground in the Ross Lake National Recreation Area, which is part of North Cascades National Park. It is also near the Wild and Scenic Skagit River. An outstanding park visitor center is a short walk from the campgrou

North Cascades National Park: Copper Ridge Loop :: Marblemount, WA

Come for the sheer, glaciated peaks, but be mesmerized by rain-fed waterfalls that pour down on all sides along this weeklong trip. Scores of mountains that rise 3,000 feet in the last horizontal mile to their summits. At least 77 peaks that tower 6

North Cascades National Park: Cascade Pass to Sahale Glacier Camp :: Marblemount, WA

Satisfy your wanderlust on this 5.4-mile out-and-back, which offers stop-and-gawk panoramas of the jagged Cascades blanketed by glaciers. Neck-craning views begin in the parking lot, where hulking granite masses of Cascade Peak, the Triplets, and Joh

North Cascades National Park: Easy Pass to Thunder Creek :: Marblemount, WA

This 25-mile point-to-point in North Cascades National Park weaves past electric wildflowers displays and climbs to an airy, 6,525-foot alpine pass. The North Cascades’ rough and remote reputation keeps even the hint of crowds away, making it a cinch

Fisher Chimneys :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Fisher Chimneys is a hiking trail in Whatcom County, Washington. It is within Mount Baker Wilderness Area and North Cascades National Park. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 6,732 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.3 miles with a total e

Baker River Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Baker River Trail is a hiking trail in Whatcom County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 775 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 580 feet. Near

Thornton Lakes Road :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Thornton Lakes Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Skagit County and Whatcom County, Washington. It is within Ross Lake National Recreation Area and North Cascades National Park. It is 9.5 miles long and begins at 447 feet altitude. Travelin

Cascade Pass Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Cascade Pass Trail is a hiking trail in Chelan County and Skagit County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park. It is 8.4 miles long and begins at 3,648 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 17.0 miles with a total elevation ga

Doutful Lake Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Doutful Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Chelan County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 6,044 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 921 feet.

Sahale Arm Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Sahale Arm Trail is a hiking trail in Chelan County and Skagit County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 5,401 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain

Eldorado Basin Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Eldorado Basin Trail is a hiking trail in Skagit County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 2,160 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,719 feet.

Park Creek Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Park Creek Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Chelan County and Skagit County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park. It is 6.8 miles long and begins at 6,079 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 13.7 miles with a total elev

Stehekin Valley River Road :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Stehekin Valley Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Chelan County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park. It is 7.7 miles long and begins at 2,758 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 15.4 miles with a total elevation

North Fork Bridge Creek :: North Cascades National Park, WA

North Fork Bridge Creek is a hiking and horse trail in Chelan County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park. It is 6.5 miles long and begins at 2,578 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 13.1 miles with a total elevation gain

Old Wagon Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Old Wagon Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Chelan County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. It is 4.7 miles long and begins at 1,610 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.4 mi

Pacific Crest Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Pacific Crest Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Snohomish County and Chelan County, Washington. It is within Glacier Peak Wilderness Area, Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, and North Cascades National Park. It is 26.2 miles long and begins at

Hidden Lake Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Hidden Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Skagit County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park. It is 3.7 miles long and begins at 3,584 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 4,312 feet. Th

National Forest Development Road :: North Cascades National Park, WA

National Forest Development Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Skagit County and Whatcom County, Washington. It is within Ross Lake National Recreation Area and North Cascades National Park. It is 6.5 miles long and begins at 566 feet altit

Monogram Lake Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Monogram Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Skagit County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 4,050 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,054 feet.

Stehekin Valley Road :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Stehekin Valley Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Chelan County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 1,566 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.4 miles with a total elevation

Agnes Gorge Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Agnes Gorge Trail is a hiking trail in Chelan County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park, Glacier Peak Wilderness Area, and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 1,706 feet altitude. Traveling the

Rainbow Lake Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Rainbow Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Chelan County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. It is 8.9 miles long and begins at 3,259 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 18.1 miles wi

Roush Basin Access Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Roush Basin Access Trail is a hiking trail in Skagit County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park. It is 488 feet long and begins at 6,122 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 279 feet

Fisher Creek Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Fisher Creek Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Skagit County, Washington. It is within Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest and North Cascades National Park. It is 9.9 miles long and begins at 6,524 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 19.9

Mcalester Lake Trail :: North Cascades National Park, WA

Mcalester Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Chelan County and Okanogan County, Washington. It is within Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness Area, North Cascades National Park, Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. It

Maple Pass Trail :: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, WA

Maple Pass Trail is a hiking trail in Chelan County and Skagit County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. It is 6.6 miles long and begins at 4,866 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is

Mount Prophet :: Rockport, WA

Named for a religiously fanatic prospector who lived nearby, Mount Prophet is remote and deep in North Cascades National Park. The peak is in the middle of a triangle formed by the valleys of Little Beaver Creek on the north and Big Beaver Creek on t

Isolation Traverse :: Marblemount, WA

For a real adventure, do the Isolation Traverse, starting at the Cascade River Road and going north, finishing up at the North Cascades Highway. You can also do the trip from north to south. This trip is reminiscent of the Ptarmigan Traverse, one of

Marble Creek :: Marblemount, WA

This campground is very primitive but in a beautiful wilderness setting. It is just inside the Mount Baker–Snoqualmie National Forest and not far from the trailhead for the Cascade Pass hiking trail. North Cascades National Park is less than 1 mile t

Twisp Pass Trail :: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, WA

Twisp Pass Trail is a hiking trail in Chelan County and Okanogan County, Washington. It is within Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness Area, North Cascades National Park, and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. It is 7.6 miles long and begins at 3,688 fee

Lucky Ridge Boot Trail :: Ross Lake National Recreation Area, WA

Lucky Ridge Boot Trail is a hiking trail in Skagit County, Washington. It is within Ross Lake National Recreation Area and North Cascades National Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 1,828 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.8 miles w

Black Peak Trail :: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, WA

Black Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Skagit County and Chelan County, Washington. It is within Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest and North Cascades National Park. It is a mile long and begins at 6,942 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.

Bridge Creek Trail :: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, WA

Bridge Creek Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Chelan County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. It is 14.2 miles long and begins at 4,854 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 28.6

Newhalem Creek Trail :: Ross Lake National Recreation Area, WA

Newhalem Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Whatcom County and Skagit County, Washington. It is within Ross Lake National Recreation Area and North Cascades National Park. It is 2.5 miles long and begins at 1,717 feet altitude. Traveling the entire tra

Pierce Mountain Way :: Ross Lake National Recreation Area, WA

Pierce Mountain Way is a hiking trail in Whatcom County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park and Ross Lake National Recreation Area. It is 4.9 miles long and begins at 2,103 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.1 miles wi

Sourdough Lookout Trail :: Ross Lake National Recreation Area, WA

Sourdough Lookout Trail is a hiking trail in Whatcom County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park and Ross Lake National Recreation Area. It is 4.0 miles long and begins at 895 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.4 miles w

Stetattle Creek Trail :: Ross Lake National Recreation Area, WA

Stetattle Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Whatcom County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park and Ross Lake National Recreation Area. It is 4.5 miles long and begins at 899 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.1 miles wit

Diablo Lake Trail :: Ross Lake National Recreation Area, WA

Diablo Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Whatcom County, Washington. It is within Ross Lake National Recreation Area. It is 3.5 miles long and begins at 1,310 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,707 f

Big Beaver Trail :: Ross Lake National Recreation Area, WA

Big Beaver Trail is a hiking trail in Whatcom County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park and Ross Lake National Recreation Area. It is 15.7 miles long and begins at 1,624 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 31.6 miles with

Copper Ridge :: Mount Shuksan, WA

Trek up a wide open valley of avalanche chutes awash in resplendent wildfl owers, fl anked by snowy crags, and pulsing with the sound of crashing water. Under the ever-watchful eye of snow-draped Ruth Mountain, make your way to Hannegan Pass—portal i

Pacific Crest Trail :: Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, WA

Pacific Crest Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Snohomish County and Chelan County, Washington. It is within North Cascades National Park, Glacier Peak Wilderness Area, Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, and Henry M. Jackson Wilderness Area. It

Thunder Creek Trail :: Ross Lake National Recreation Area, WA

Thunder Creek Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Whatcom County and Skagit County, Washington. It is within Ross Lake National Recreation Area and North Cascades National Park. It is 16.1 miles long and begins at 1,225 feet altitude. Traveling the

Skagit River :: Newhalem, WA

The Skagit River area is full of wonders. Paddle the river in early fall, and you’ll see salmon spawning. Paddle it during the winter months, and you’ll often be treated to the sight of bald eagles feeding on the spawned salmon. The Skagit takes its

Cascade Pass–Sahale Arm :: Marblemount, WA

One of the most scenic, accessible, and—not surprisingly—popular high-country romps in the North Cascades takes you from the base of a formidable wall of jagged, icy summits to a high pass dividing the Cascade and Stehekin river watersheds. Once

Baker River :: Concrete, WA

This trail penetrates a remote and forgotten corner of North Cascades National Park, offering an easy stroll through the ancient forests along one of the wildest of the Cascades rivers. The trail begins as an old road that wanders along the riverba

Spider Meadow - Buck Creek Pass Loop (Backpacking) :: Leavenworth, WA

Break out the thesaurus and look up the word “scenic.” Even if you use every synonym on the list you’ll still find them woefully inadequate in describing the beauty of this trip. In good weather (something of a hit-and-miss proposition here) the gran