Operating Hours & Seasons

Morning bird hike participants walk past the North Cascades Visitor Center sign. Image Credit: NPS/NOCA/David Snyder
Morning bird hike participants walk past the North Cascades Visitor Center sign during summer operating hours.

NPS/David Snyder

 

North Cascades National Park Complex is open every day of the year. Winter weather tends to dictate when certain facilities and roads are open. From late May to October, campgrounds, visitor centers, and roads are generally open to welcome summer visitors.

For a listing of current road closures, as well as campground and trail conditions, please visit the Current Conditions page.

 

Current Operating Hours for Park Complex and Affiliated Visitor Facilities

Facility details and information

North Cascades Visitor Center
Newhalem

Oct. 30 (2016) - May 5: Closed
May 6 - May 25: Weekends 9 am - 5 pm
May 26 - Sept. 29: Daily 9 am - 5 pm
Sept. 30 - Oct. 28: Weekends 9 am - 5 pm
Oct. 30 - May 2018: Closed

Park and Forest Information Center
Sedro-Woolley

Jan. 1 - May 26: Mon. - Fri. 8 am - 4 pm
May 27 - Sept. 29: Daily 8 am - 4 pm
Oct. 2 - Dec. 31: Mon. - Fri. 8 am - 4 pm
Jan. 2, Jan. 16, Feb. 20, Oct. 9, Nov. 10, Nov. 23, and Dec. 25, 2017: Closed

Wilderness Information Center
Marblemount

May 5 - June 29: Daily 8 am - 5 pm
June 30 - Sept. 4: Daily 7 am - 6 pm
Sept. 5 - Oct. 8: Daily 8 am - 5 pm
Oct. 9 - May 2018: Closed

Golden West Visitor Center
Stehekin

May 26 - Oct.14: Daily 8:30 am - 5 pm
Oct. 15 - May 2018: Closed

Chelan Ranger Station
Chelan

Mon. - Fri. 7:45 am - 4:30 pm
Closed federal holidays

Glacier Public Service Center
Glacier

June 18 - Oct. 8: Daily 8 am - 4:30 pm
Oct. 8 - Mar. 2018: Weekends 9 am - 3:30 pm

Methow Valley Ranger District
Winthrop

Mon. - Fri. 7:45 am - 4:30 pm
Closed federal holidays

Summer (late June-Sept.): may also be open on weekends and holidays, call for details

Skagit Information Center
Newhalem

May 24 - June 13: Fri. - Sun. 9 am - 5 pm
June 14 - Sept. 2: Daily 9 am - 5 pm
Sept. 3 - Sept. 24: Fri. - Sun. 9 am - 5 pm
Sept. 25 - late May 2018 : Closed

Last updated: October 7, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

Phone:

(360) 854-7200

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