North Cascades Institute, in partnership with Seattle City Light and North Cascades National Park, is offering interpretive tours of the fascinating natural and cultural history of the Upper Skagit Valley this summer. There are several options to choose from — click below to learn more!
Tours exploring Diablo Lake with lunch at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center.
Guided shuttle tours exploring highlights of the North Cascades Highway and Skagit Hydroelectric Project and a catered box lunch. Limited to 13 participants per trip.
Walking tours of Newhalem, Ladder Creek Garden, and Ross and Gorge Powerhouses, lunch at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center and the Diablo Lake Boat Boat.
NEWHALEM WALKING TOURS
Step back in time on this free walking tour of the historic company town of Newhalem. Learn about the town's colorful past and how Newhalem still thrives today as a functioning company town, supporting operations at the Skagit Hydroelectric Project.
Diablo Lake Boat Tours have made a splash in the regional press, and for good reason: “The boat ride is pretty awesome,” wrote Terry Richardson, Travel Writer for The Oregonian. “It's as close as you'll get to seeing an Alaskan landscape in the lower 48 states.” Read the rest of his story at http://bit.ly/MtNANq.
Also, watch a ". " segment that aired on Northwest Cable News