Overnight learning adventures and accommodations in the heart of North Cascades National Park.

Flexible, affordable, enriching and fun, Base Camp offers you the opportunity to explore and learn about “the American Alps” while enjoying the comforts of our award-winning campus in the heart of North Cascades National Park.

Each night of Base Camp includes:

Inspiring outdoor

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Overnight learning adventures and accommodations in the heart of North Cascades National Park.

Flexible, affordable, enriching and fun, Base Camp offers you the opportunity to explore and learn about “the American Alps” while enjoying the comforts of our award-winning campus in the heart of North Cascades National Park.

Each night of Base Camp includes:

► Inspiring outdoor learning adventures offering hands-on exploration of the natural and cultural history of North Cascades National Park
► Accommodations in our comfortable lodges*
► Three delicious meals made with locally-sourced, organic ingredients

*All lodge rooms contain 2 bunk sets (4 twin beds). Lodging options include: Private, Couple, 3-person, 4-person and hostel. For private and hostel accommodations, register through our website at ncascades.org/basecamp.

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From the North Cascades to the Skagit and Methow Valleys, the Salish Sea and beyond, North Cascades Institute offers hands-on learning adventures for people of all ages to experience and enjoy the mountains, rivers, forests, people and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest – so all will care for and protect this special place.

You’re invited to join us for an afternoon, an overnight stay or a weekend — sign up for a family camp, art or ecology class, Diablo Lake boat tour, geology hike or another one of the dozens of opportunities designed to get you outside exploring.

Most programs take place at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center, located on Diablo Lake in the heart of North Cascades National Park. The Learning Center is surrounded by millions of acres of protected lands and features ADA-accessible lodges, a dining hall serving local and organic meals, a library and lounges, access to a network of trails and a professional staff of naturalists.

You’re invited to join us at the confluence of natural history, humanities, science and the arts for an experience you’ll never forget...

To learn more, please visit our website at ncascades.org/basecamp.

Accommodation provided
Cabin
No. of sites
23 bookable sites
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 4 people per site
Potable water available
Tap
No fires
Toilet available
Flush toilet
No pets
Showers available
Hot water
Bins available
Compost bin, recycling bin, trash bin
No picnic table
Wifi available
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict (30 Days)
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

    Activities

    Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

    Fishing

    Bring your own gear, please be aware of North Cascades National Park Complex rules and regulations.

    Paddling

    Guided canoe activities may be offered during your stay but canoes are not available for personal use. If you want to explore o...Read more

    Climbing

    Bring your own gear, please be aware of North Cascades National Park Complex rules and regulations.

    Snow sports

    Bring your own gear, please be aware of North Cascades National Park Complex rules and regulations.

    Swimming

    Bring your own gear, please be aware of North Cascades National Park Complex rules and regulations.

    Wildlife watching

    Our library has a vast selection of natural history field guides for registered visitors. Please be aware of North Cascades Nat...Read more

    Hiking

    Terrain

    Natural features you'll find at Base Camp: Learning & Lodging in Washington.

    Forest
    Lake
    River, stream or ...
    Waterfall

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    Property
    North Cascades Base Camp
    State
    Washington
    $242/night
    23 Sites