Hikes and Sites
Get out and explore! Get a sample of Hiking Trip Ideas around the Cascade Loop here.
Make sure you have the right permits before you go!
Map of Hikes and Sights along Highway 20. Includes featured trailheads, visitor centers, scenic stops, picnic areas and restrooms, and denotes land ownership, for necessary permitting. Project partners include the Cascade Loop, The Wilderness Society, North Cascades Institute, North Cascades National Park, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, REI Guidepost, Seattle City Light, Washington Trails Association.
“The North Cascades are Calling!” Less than three hours from Seattle, an alpine landscape beckons. Discover communities of life adapted to moisture in the west and recurring fire in the east. Explore jagged peaks crowned by more than 300 glaciers. Listen to cascading waters in forested valleys. Witness a landscape sensitive to the Earth’s changing climate. Help steward the ecological heart of the Cascades.
The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is a large and diverse area, encompassing over 4-million acres along the east slopes of the Cascade Range in Washington.
The Mountaineers are a community built around passion for the outdoors. For over 100 years, they have been teaching skills, sharing adventures, creating volunteers, and conserving land.
WTA is the voice for hikers in Washington state. They believe hiking trails are our link to wilderness. They protect hiking trails and wild lands, take volunteers out to maintain trails, and promote hiking as a healthy, fun way to explore the outdoors.
Dedicated to spreading the fun, physical health, and mental health derived from muscle-powered outdoor recreation