Explore the North Cascades with us!

North Cascades Institute connects people, nature and community through science, art, literature and hands-on exploration of Cascadia’s natural and cultural history. We help people experience the Pacific Northwest so all will care for this special place.

We offer a wide variety of opportunities for people of all ages, backgrounds and interests to get outside. Whether it's a Family Getaway, art retreat, natural history class, Base Camp Learning & Lodging program or a Skagit Tour, we're here to help you connect with your Wild Nearby!