Marblemount sits right on the Skagit River, where you can find river rafting, kayaking and canoeing. It is also home to the North Cascades National Park Wilderness Information Center. It is sandwiched between North Cascades National Park and the Wenatchee National Forest.
Perfect for hiking, climbing, bald eagle watching and fishing. While there are no chain stores in Marblemount it's the perfect place to stop to stock up on groceries and gas, or even grab a meal at one of their local restaurants.
Here you can marvel at the rugged beauty of craggy peaks, crashing waterfalls, incredible blue-green lakes and clear rushing streams. The area offers friendly services and opportunities to rest and enjoy recreational activities in a lovely, natural setting.
The Skagit River has a Wild and Scenic designation and is a popular river for rafting, kayaking and canoeing. Hikers and climbers visit the area for some of the best back-country alpine experiences afforded in the lower 48 states. A special winter activity is bald eagle watching, at it's height in January. For the shutterbug, the photographic opportunities are endless - Winter, Spring, Summer or Autumn.
If you find your relaxation in fishing, this is the place to give it a try. The Skagit, Cascade and Sauk Rivers has populations of steelhead, salmon and trout. Check with the locals for licenses and current conditions. There are boat launches in Marblemount, Rockport, and the Sauk valley as well as on the lakes of Ross, Diable and Gorge behind the dams.
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