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Address: , North Cascades National Park, WA
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Activities: Fishing, Camping, Hiking
Description: Peaceful area great for picnicking and hiking.

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Great fishing, Camping and Vistas

I've been all over this country and there isn't a more beautiful area anywhere. The mountains and the lake, where the water is so clear, it looks like you're looking through about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Snoqualmie, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

there are actually floating cabins that can be rented. if possible to make reservations do it and have a very unique vacation

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I've been all over this country and there isn't a more beautiful area anywhere. The mountains and the lake, where the water is so clear, it looks like you're looking through about 10 feet of water rather than the 100 feet that you are. Good campgrounds in the area and hotels about 60 to 70 miles east. Fishing isn't bad... More 

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Montpelier, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Very beautiful and secluded spot that requires a drive in on a gravel road. Lots of camping spots right by placid, lovely Ross Lake. If possible, book ahead because this location will be crowded during the summer.

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phillipsburg, nj
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The peacefulness and the scenery it lust left us in awe. I wish we had more time but we were leaving the next day. There was no one around, we did not expect that in July

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Portland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

after a couple of nights at Ross Lake resort rented a canoe and took off along Ross Lake and camped overnight at one of the camp grounds. It was fabulous. I am a fair weather camper and it was not too hot and the bugs were not bad at all - essentially none. Nothing like waking up to quiet and... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Hiked down to Ross Lake Resort having found details at the Colonial Creek Capmground - all very exciting and enigmatic! Follow the trail down, down down (about a mile) until the gravel road, find the telephone on the pole and in a rather James Bond fashion, a boat comes across the lake to take you to the resort. We hired... More 

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Winthrop, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Boat-in camp sites need to be reserved. For canoeists, plan to put in on Diablo reservoir, then get shuttled by truck up to Ross. Very different experience.

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Again, night travel on our bus tour. Scheduled a stop to cook at their campground facility. Great covered space and surprise! A full kitchen! It was separate from the campers so we didn't disturb anyone. There from about 9pm to midnight.

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Redmond, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

When the sun is shining, the lake is an emerald dream. No matter what you choose to do, you'll be enchanted. Cross the bridge over to the North Cascades Institute to enjoy the lake from the boat launch of the Ross Lake Resort. Several hikes start from here.

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Lynnwood, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

Ross Lake NRA is a part of the North Cascades National Park Complex. A lot of it lies around Highway 20, but there are other places off the main road you can get to as well. We stayed mainly within the vicinity of the highway and I'll use this review to name some highlights within the NRA that don't have... More 

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