Permits & Reservations

BACKCOUNTRY PERMITS AND RESERVATIONS

Backcountry Permits are required year round for all overnight stays in the backcountry of North Cascades National Park Service Complex (North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas). Starting in 2017, the park began accepting advance reservations for backcountry permits for up to 60 percent of the sites in certain areas of the park. Visit the Backcountry Permits page for complete details.

CAR CAMPING RESERVATIONS

Car camping reservations are available for the group sites at Newhalem Creek and Upper and Lower Goodell Creek campgrounds. Reservations for Individual sites are available in Loops A, B and C at Newhalem Creek Campground and in south loop Colonial Creek Campground. The north loop campsites are first-come, first-served. Reservations can be made online at Recreation.gov or by phone at 1-877-444-6777. You may use the links below for the specific campgrounds.
 
ADDITIONAL PERMITS, PASSES, AND FEES
Commercial, Guided, and Special Use Permits

Please also visit the Fees and Passes page for information on dock permits and other passes that may be needed.
 

Last updated: January 9, 2018

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Mailing Address:

810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

Phone:

(360) 854-7200

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