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River Loop

North Cascades


North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20
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1.0 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 50 ft.
Highest Point: 480 ft.


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This trail can be accessed from the Newhalem Creek Campground. From here, there are a few options, including the Know a Tree trail, and a route leading to the northeast corner of the North Cascades Visitor Center. The one mile loop trail will take you through green forest and along the Skagit River with sweeping views.


River Loop

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 48.6711, -121.2609 Open map in new window


North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20

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North Cascades National Park

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Guidebooks & Maps

Newhalem Area Day Hikes Information PDF:

Buy the Green Trails Marblemount No. 47 map

Getting There

From Marblemount follow the North Cascades Highway (State Route 20) east for 14 miles to Newhalem. Continue for about 0.8 mile, then turn right at the sign for Newhalem Campground.

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