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North Cascade Visitors Center

State Route 20 near milepost 120, Marblemount, WA
+1 206-386-4495
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Cascades National Park

Nice, clean, air conditioned visitor center with exhibits, gift shop and short film of the cascades... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Garry H
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Port Coquitlam, Canada
A good place to start at North Cascades.

This is one of the nicer visitors centers I have visited in my quest to visit all the national... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
kevan j
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State Route 20 near milepost 120, Marblemount, WA
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+1 206-386-4495
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Nice, clean, air conditioned visitor center with exhibits, gift shop and short film of the cascades area. adjacent campground, easy hiking trails and the Skagit river all make this a great place to relax and enjoy the beautiful outdoors here.

Thank Garry H
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

This is one of the nicer visitors centers I have visited in my quest to visit all the national parks in the country. The people are very friendly and would chat and answer questions as long as we kept asking them. I like that it's...More

Thank kevan j
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We stopped at the visitor centre to find out the best things to see and do. The area was suffering with a smokey atmosphere because of local wildfires so the mountains were shrouded in smoke. The rangers were very friendly and helpful. There were good...More

Thank Karyn M
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Driving the North Cascade Highway curiosity steered us to the visitors center. The modern building and varied nature displays were a pleasant surprise from what we expected. This is a great place to bring children so they can explore nature with the interactive exhibits. There...More

Thank Michael O
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

As many times as we visit North Cascades National Park, we are never disappointed. The Park rangers are always so helpful and professional. They are knowledgeable about all the trails in the Park, and always willing to provide recommendations about current conditions and availability. The...More

Thank Sue S
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have now been to 38 National Parks. North Cascades has been on our list for quite some time. It was everything we thought it would be and more. The Visitor Center was beautiful and with very helpful Rangers. Stopping at the...More

Thank Scott C
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We came through the park from the east side and this visitor center is at the west entrance. It has lots of information, including trail heads, a short movie, a small exhibit room with animals, etc. and a gift shop. There is an easy peaceful...More

Thank nomad5253
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a beautiful visitors center about the area with a lot of interactive demos on who and what lives in the area. Sadly we arrived just shortly before they closed so we were unable to spend the time we would have liked to have...More

Thank mgalex
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

The visitor center is a great stop for maps and information about the area. You can buy park passes here if you need them. Great customer services in answering your questions and planning your day.

Thank traveltime0000
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Great spot to stretch your legs and get good advice about visiting the park. View nearby glaciers and Pickett Peak from the boardwalk located just outside of the visitors center. River loop trail is a beautiful forest walk. We saw critter prints (cougar?) by the...More

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