Newhalem Area Day Hikes
Many hours can be spent exploring trails in the Newhalem vicinity. From valley paths to accessible boardwalks, there is variety and reward for everyone. Enjoy the North Cascades!
Sterling Munro Trail
The 1.8 mile (2.9 km) loop starts from the northeast corner of the North Cascades Visitor Center, leading through a variety of forest growth to a peaceful gravel bar with sweeping river views. This trail gives access to loops A & B in Newhalem Creek Campground, the amphitheater and "To Know a Tree" trail.
"To Know a Tree" Nature Trail
Starts 0.3 miles (0.5 km) east along the service road past Newhalem Creek Campground loops C & D, 40 yards (35 m) beyond the steel grated Newhalem Creek Bridge. Path is wheelchair accessible; 1000 ft (300 m) long with easy grades. Ends at an overlook of a rock shelter used thousands of years ago by native peoples, or take a side trail 1600 ft (500 m) to an old growth cedar glade near Newhalem Creek.
"Trail of the Cedars" Nature Walk
Ladder Creek Falls
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Cascades National Park
For more information visit the National Park Service website