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North Cascade Smokejumper Base

23 Intercity Airport Rd, Winthrop, WA 98862-9744
+1 509-997-9750
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They have our backs!

We wanted to re-visit the base. We were there about 20 years ago. We had a great tour, saw all the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Robert S
Everett, Washington
via mobile
Very DIfferent!

We stopped here for a tour with a group, a young Smokejumper took us around and patiently answered... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Jan F
Bellingham WA
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“forest fires” (5 reviews)
23 Intercity Airport Rd, Winthrop, WA 98862-9744
+1 509-997-9750
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We wanted to re-visit the base. We were there about 20 years ago. We had a great tour, saw all the equipment they use, and went inside their plane (no, we didn't get to fly). A pilot is always there ready to leave at a...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We stopped here for a tour with a group, a young Smokejumper took us around and patiently answered many questions. It's a unique place and the job itself is so challenging and unusual that everyone found it intriguing. Well worth a stop.

Thank Jan F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit; very intersting, and a great tour for both kids & adults. We learned alot of the history of smokejumpers and how they operate these days.

Thank PMBeagle
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Smokejumpers are a special breed. Going on this tour will definitely increase your appreciation for these professionals. Great tour. Lots of details. Lots of history.

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This was an amazing experience to visit and tour the facilities. The smoke-jumper that showed us around was superb (to say the least). He was very informative and was very good at showing all aspects of what goes into getting ready for jumping. I would...More

Thank Dick M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A most interesting place to visit, particularly since the valley was filled with smoke drifting down from Canadian forest fires. The tours are most informal as you are guided by one of the smoke jumpers who are on site, on standby waiting to jump at...More

Thank freelancesteve
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This place was a great activity and more satisfying than any shopping in town. We learned a lot and had a very engaging smokejumper as our guide. It's pretty incredible what these guys do.

Thank Teri J
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We had a very interesting personal tour of the smokejumper base and learned a lot. We were fortunate to be there when a group of them were leaving to go to another state, so we got to see them suit up and then take off....More

Thank wecanoe
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Our guide,Jared, was great. We all learned so much about the Northwest Smoke Jumpers. They are an amazing group. We were surprised to find out they actually sew all of their jumpsuits.

Thank Karol64
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Go by for the tours and learn some history of a really awesome profession. The folks here are friendly and helpful.

Thank cbarnes199
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