North Cascades Smokejumper Base

Historical Smoke JumperbaseDid you know that the Methow Valley is the birthplace of smokejumping and home to the North Cascades Smokejumper Base – a unique heritage that draws over 3,000 visitors annually?

Currently, the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is completing a Preliminary Project Analysis to study the costs and benefits of updating the current base near Winthrop or moving it out of the Valley.

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