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“Nice Little Visitors Center”

Newhalem Visitor Center
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Owner description: The visitor center offers information and an audio/video presentation of the area.
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Lots to see in Newhalem and a stop at the visitors center is a great way to start. Rangers man the center so you can ask all the questions you want or get help setting up a hike or outing. Lots of visual information on flora and fauna and a small gift shop as well. Be sure to walk behind the center to see their Salmon sculpture and the Temple of Power.

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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Movie they have in this center is not what I expected. Could have been more focused on the geographic history or the wild life. Instead it was a little "trippy" getting more into the spirit of the wilderness with a lot of whispering, whispering, whispering. Kind of weird. Nice place to visit on a rainy day with kids.

Thank Linda L
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

The Visitor Center is a little ways back from the main highway, but by all means look for it. It is a gem in location and architecture. The exhibits inside are informative and enjoyable. The gift shop was well stocked with items for various ages and interests. The park rangers were knowledgeable and helpful. Leave time to go on some of the trails that originate at the Visitor Center. The rangers and cashiers can tell you where they begin and where they go. This place is a little treasure.

1  Thank travelerduo
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

I'm a firm believer in visiting all the Visitors Centers, wherever we go. The rangers (or volunteer's, in some cases) know so much about what you would never discover on your own.
The North Cascades Visitor Center is among the best we've seen!
(the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center - especially for Lewis & Clark fans, and the Mount St Helens Visitor Center).
NCVC is beautiful, with an interactive Cascade topography map, video presentations, a small shop and beautiful grounds and a short wooden walkway to views that you would have to hike a mountain to see..
Take the time to stop in, even if you know the area.. you never know what you DON'T know, until you learn it ;)

2  Thank ljr3311
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Reviewed 20 February 2013

I have been enjoying the unique experience at Newhalem since 1964 during tours as a grade school student

Make it part of your life experience also!

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