North Cascades

A group of young hikers visits North Cascades National Park in 2015.

After fires in 2021 affected visitation to North Cascades National Park, the number of visitors returned to normal last year, according to a National Park Service report.

The National Park Service 2022 Visitation Report showed the number of recreational visits dipped from 30,885 in 2020 to 17,855 in 2021.

— Reporter Emma Fletcher-Frazer:, 360-416-2199, Twitter: @Emma_SVH

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