An Overview of Skagit Tours

North Cascades Institute, in partnership with Seattle City Light and North Cascades National Park, offers interpretive tours of the fascinating natural and cultural history of the Upper Skagit Valley. This video shows the history and evolution of Skagit Tours, from the famous chicken dinners in Diablo to the organic soup and salad bar at the Environmental Learning Center.

New in 2016: a new Alice Ross IV tour boat, afternoon lake cruises and Newhalem at Night walking tours!

While the scenery and sense of adventure haven't changed, some of the details of the tour offerings have. To find out what kinds of Skagit Tours are offered today, please visit