Links & Resources
The following are great links for trip planning on the
Cascade Loop and Washington State
Cascade Loop DVD
View the stunning North Cascades National Parkland, experience the Columbia River Valley wine country, see our quaint towns and the whales off of Whidbey and Fidalgo Islands. Let us help you plan what you want to see and do on your vacation around the Loop, or re-live the memories, with this fully-narrated 30-minute travel DVD from Hatzoff Productions.
Celebrate Skagit Audio Tour CD: comprehensive driving tour CD for the Skagit Valley from the Puget Sound all the way up valley to Marblemount including most of the communities between the two. Learn about the history, geology and culture of the North Cascades and Skagit Valley communities along Scenic Highway 20 (part of the Cascade Loop). Produced in cooperation between Leadership Skagit and The Skagit County Historical Museum. To order the $5.00 CD please phone (360) 466-3365 Tues-Sun 11am-5pm.
Cascade Loop Cultural Heritage Audio Driving Tours. Tours available on CDs or as digital downloads. They include guidebooks with maps and feature the local cultural heritage, stories and traditional music of the people who live along the Cascade Loop Scenic Highway.
Learn about the geology of the North Cascades National Park region: http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/usgsnps/noca/noca1.html
On Scenic Routes by John Evans
Stunning landscape photography of the Cascade Loop from Whidbey Island to the Columbia River. With an eye for nature's drama, John captures the essence of the Cascade Loop. Enjoy his descriptive dialogue as well.
(831) 424-1151, firstname.lastname@example.org
See videos of the Cascade Loop Scenic Highway from the road. The ultimate source of Washington roads, rides, ride video, ride photo's, Motorcycle related information. See the roads in 16:9 wide video format before you ride! Find the best Hamburgers WA has to offer.
Washington State Bicycle Hotline
Free bicycle road map.
Disabled Recreation Access
Provides a comprehensive directory of disabled recreation access sites.
North Cascades Institute
360-856-5700, ext. 209
810 S.R. 20
Field-based seminars for all ages on natural and cultural history, art, teacher workshops, summer youth programs and more.
State Park Information Line
Info (360) 902-8844, Reservations (888) CAMPOUT / (888) 226-7688
Not all campgrounds take reservations. For comprehensive state park information, visit our website: www.parks.wa.gov
Forest Service Fall Foliage Color Hotline
(800) 354-4595, select Pacific Northwestern States
U.S. Forest Service/National Park Service
Outdoor recreation information center, open daily 10-6pm, REI building in downtown Seattle, 222 Yale Ave. North.
Washington National Forest Campground Reservations
A blogjam on cars, daily traffic, wet roads and better driving.
Washington State Ferries
(206) 464-6400, (888) 808-7977
Washington Trails Association
Okanogoan-Wenatchee National Forest Service
Lists of trails, campgrounds and current recreation report for all ranger district areas plus a map order form.
Winter Mountain Pass Report
(800) 695-7623 Operates Oct. 15-April 15
The Following are links to a variety of travel and information sources from around the U.S. and beyond: