Vancouver to N. Cascades NP
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The Sumas border crossing was a bit crowded, but our agent was nice and we were happy to be back in the good ole’
We drove the beautiful rural roads to
Within the park, we drove to
The movie at the N. Cascades Visitor’s Center, “Return to Wildness,” was one of the best photography and nature sounds video we’ve ever seen. It was mesmerizing! They also had exhibits with animal tracks painted on the carpet, leading up to the animal model. We also enjoyed talking to the Rangers. I especially liked their notebook of available pamphlets, so I could go up to the desk and ask for “#2, 13, and 18”- otherwise it is difficult to know the scope and wealth of info that is available to us. That’s such a good idea!
We overnighted in the nearly empty NP’s Newhalen Campground ($12) and enjoyed the sound of rain lulling us to sleep. It felt great to “Return to Wildness” after our time in the big city of