Many people come to the North Cascades to enjoy its rugged beauty and remote wildness. Recreating in natural areas, however, has inherent dangers and responsibilities. Conditions in mountainous areas can change very rapidly, even during a day trip. These travel tips can help you have a safe and responsible journey so that you, and future travelers, can enjoy the landscape to its fullest.
Plan on hitting the trail? Be prepared!
Learning about bears before your visit can help you have a safer and more enjoyable experience.
The weather can change quickly in the North Cascades. Check the weather to prepare for a safe visit.
Winter can show you a different side of the park, but it also involves extra safety considerations.
Take precautions to protect yourself and the wildlife of North Cascades.
Keep wildland fire safety in mind to make for an enjoyable outdoor experience during fire season!
Last updated: November 1, 2021