North Cascades National Park Accessibility

The North Cascades Visitor Center, Sedro-Woolley information station, and Wilderness Information Office are fully accessible. The approach to the Golden West Visitor Center is an unpaved, sloping path which can be negotiated with assistance. There is a ramp into the center and an elevator inside. North Cascades Visitor Center and the Newhalem Creek Campground center on many accessible trails including the Sterling Munro boardwalk, River Loop Trail, Linking Trail and Newhalem Creek Rockshelter Trail, all with less than 10% grade throughout. Rockshelter Trail ends in a boardwalk providing a view and interpretation of an archeological site. East of Newhalem along the North Cascades Highway is the Gorge Overlook Trail, partially paved and accessible. The Happy Creek Forest Walk at milepost 135 on S.R.20 is a fully accessible boardwalk loop 1/3 mile (1/2 kilometer)through ancient forest. There are accessible campsites and restrooms in the park's campgrounds along State Route 20 and an accessible picnic shelter at Goodell and Newhalem Creek Campgrounds.

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