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Stevens Pass in Winter

Stevens Pass Road Alerts

Be sure to check the road conditions when traveling over Stevens Pass from the west side to the east side of the Cascade Loop:

https://wsdot.com/travel/real-time/mountainpasses/Stevens

SR 20 North Cascades Highway is closed for the 2023/2024 winter season

State Route 20, aka North Cascades Highway closed on November 30, 2024. This was the second latest winter closure in the last decade. The road will reopen in the spring after crews clear the snow and make needed repairs. Historical closing and opening dates for the North Cascades Highway is available on the Mountain pass closure and opening dates page.

More information about how the Washington State Department of Transportation evaluates the seasonal closure of SR 20 North Cascades is available on the WSDOT blog. Road closure updates are posted on the WSDOT Mountain Pass page and the real-time travel map.


WSDOT North Cascades Pass Website: https://wsdot.com/travel/real-time/mountainpasses/North-Cascade-Hwy

Follow WSDOT'S Social Media Pages for the latest:

https://www.facebook.com/WSDOT

https://twitter.com/wsdot

https://www.instagram.com/wsdot/

Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident-information/warlp-sourdough-fire

Blue Lake: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident-information/waowf-blue-lake


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Traffic Impacts and Road Advisories

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) does an amazing job of keeping our roadways safe and well-maintained. They also are an essential partner in keeping us and our travelers informed about any accidents, closures, or other issues that can impact the normal flow of traffic. Be sure to check out your itinerary using the following resources before you head out!

WSDOT Resources

Traffic Alerts

Stevens Pass Road and Mountain Info

US2 Traffic Impacts

I5 Traffic Alerts

Estimated Travel Times

Anacortes Ferry Terminal

Clinton Ferry Terminal

Coupeville Ferry Terminal

Mukilteo Ferry Terminal

Winter Driving Tips

Washington State Department of Transportation

Be Prepared for Smoke Season

No one can see the future, but you can plan the best vacation possible with travel alert resources on this page

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Special thanks to Voortex Productions (Follow them on Facebook and Instagram)

and 

Jamie Petitto (Follow Jamie on Facebook and Instagram)

Video made possible in part with assistance from Okanogan County Tourism and Chelan County Tourism Hotel-Motel Tax funds

Smoke Season Resources

Chelan County Emergency Management -- https://www.facebook.com/CCSOEM/

Okanogan County Emergency Management -- https://www.facebook.com/Okanogan.County.Emergency.Management/

Okanogan County Incident Report -- https://www.okanogancounty.org/government/emergency_management/current_incidents/current_incidents_.php

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest -- https://www.fs.usda.gov/okawen/

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest -- https://www.fs.usda.gov/mbs

Department of Natural Resources Twitter -- https://twitter.com/waDNR_fire


Washington State Department of Transportation