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Rasar State Park

North Cascades

Location

North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20
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Length

3.0 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 20 ft.
Highest Point: 125 ft.

Rating

3.60 out of 5

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

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Highway 20 Closure: Highway 20 is closed west of Winthrop between milepost 165 and 185 while crews fight active wildfires in the area. This closure is dated 7.12.21
 
 

Rasar State Park, along the Wild and Scenic Skagit River, presents a variety of trails for exploring the park’s second-growth forest, native wildlife and pioneer history.

To experience the best the park has to offer, link the Skagit Woods Trail, the Skagit River Trail and the Field Trail for a looping, three mile nature walk. The Skagit Woods Trail takes hikers from the main campground, through second-growth forest, to the rocky, sandy shore of the river. The shoreline along the River Trail affords prime bird-watching opportunities. Next, traverse a grassy meadow on the Field Trail, where deer are frequently spotted grazing.

Views of Sauk Mountain are possible on clear days from the Field Trail, a mowed path which returns you to the impeccably groomed, large campground. Many small trails branch off the two main routes for exploring, making this a great campsite for kids and families.

The campsite includes a great play area and a large covered picnic area with kitchen. There are Junior Ranger programs offered on the weekends. This is a very nice park for all ages. The campsites are large and the area is very well maintained.

 

Rasar State Park

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 48.5167, -121.9059 Open map in new window

Trailhead

North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20

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Guidebooks & Maps

Day Hiking: North Cascades (Romano - Mountaineers Books)

Getting There

From I-5, drive Hwy 20 east to milepost 80. Turn right on Lusk Road, then left on Cape Horn Road.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Discover Pass
Highway 20 Closure: Highway 20 is closed west of Winthrop between milepost 165 and 185 while crews fight active wildfires in the area. This closure is dated 7.12.21
 

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