Recreation Directory

Eagle Watching
Local Sights & Tours
Parks & Public Campgrounds
River & Wilderness Trips


North Cascades Country
Eagle Watching Days
59831 SR 20, Marblemount, WA 98267
Marblemount  and Newhalem areas.
Celebrating the annual winter visit (December - February visit of the bald eagles).


Upper Skagit Bald Eagle Festival
Post Office Box 571, Concrete, WA 98237
Vicki Johnson  - Member 2004
Celebrating the annual winter visit of bald eagles
Eagle volunteer docents/hosts are stationed at roadside viewing areas on weekends

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Barnaby Slough Public Fishing Area
55677 Martin Ranch Rd, Rockport, WA 98283
Steve Stout, Washington Dept of Fish & Wildlife
This is also a steelhead rearing facility, using oxbow ponds south of the Skagit River
Park & walk the 1/4 mile trail to the Skagit River (A great spot for bird-watching)


Insight Wildlife Management
P.O. Box 28656, Bellingham, WA 98228-0656
360-734-6060, Chris Morgan - Member 2004
Wildlife research and environment education consultion
Seeking ways for humans and wildlife to co-exist. 


Marblemount Fish Hatchery
8319 Fish Hatchery Road, Marblemount, WA 98267
The largest state salmon rearing facility run by the Washington Dept of Fish & Wildlife
Call for a tour appointment or just come and look around


North Cascades Conservation Council
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Protecting Washington's Wildlands Since 1957

North Cascades National Park Wilderness Information Center - Marblemount
Backcounty Permits

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7280 Ranger Station Road, Marblemount, WA 98267
360-854-7245  - Member 2004
Free permits for camping and trail access within the park lands - Maps & guidebooks
Open late April to late October.   (Closed winter months)
Note:   Backcountry permits for most regions of the park are available at the outside self-issue station when the office is closed. Due to high use, permits for Ross Lake boat-in camps and the Cascade Pass area are not available for self-issue during the summer season.

North Cascades National Park Visitor Center - Newhalem
NOCA Visiter Center LogoImage NOCA Sourdough Mountain Trail
Adjacent to Newhalem Creek Campground in Newhalem
206-386-4495 Ext 11 - Member 2005
Interpretive exhibits including a relief map, ranger talks, theater, restrooms
Open first of May to first of November.   (Closed winter months)
Click Here for Current Park Conditions

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North Cascades National Park Complex
NOCA Logo image Diablo Lake
810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
Visitor Information: (360) 854-7200
Wilderness Information Center: (360) 854-7245
fax: 360-856-1934

Colonial Creek Campground
Mid-May thru Sept, 162 RV/tent sites on shore of Diablo Lake - Fees

Goodell Creek Campground
Year-round (no winter services), 20-sites just west of Newhalem - Fees

Newhalem Creek Campground
Mid-May thru Sept, 116 RV/tent sites at Newhalem - Fees

Ross Lake Campsites (access from lake only)
19 boat-in primitive sites are available for wilderness camping


Skagit County Parks
315 South Third Street, Mt Vernon, WA 98273
360-366-9414 - 360-366-9493 fax - - Member 2005

Howard Miller Steelhead Park
- Member 2005
Year-round 93-acre RV/tent/group facility located at Rockport - Fees
Reservations: 360-853-8808 or 360-853-7315

Pressentin Park
- Member 2005
Now open for Bird Watching, park near Shim Shell and walk in, or park at the North Cascade Chamber, get the Birding Trail Map and enjoy the short walk to Pressentin Park.

Sauk Park
Primitive 30-acre overnight spot south of Rockport - Free: No services


USFS Parks - Mt Baker/Snoqualmie NationalForest
810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
360-856-5700 - 360-856-1934 fax

Marble Creek Campground
24 primitive trailer/tent sites 8 miles east of Marblemount - Fees: No services

Mineral Park Campground
8 primitive trailer/tent sites 16 miles east of Marblemount - Fees: No services


Washington State Parks
Post Office Box 42650, Olympia, WA 98504

Rockport State Park
670-acre park in ancient forest setting, open May thru Oct - No Fees
Park Staff  360-853-8461
Located just west of Rockport at Milepost 97 North Cascades Highway
No overnight camping. Day use only

Rasar State Park
168 acre pristine park off North Cascade Highway, 20. offers camping, picnicking, hiking, bird watching and fishing. - F


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