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Washington Pass Overlook

North Cascades National Park, WA
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Type: Mountains
Description: Scenic overlook from which you can see famous natural sights including the Liberty Bell Peak and Early Winter Spires.
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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
43 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

GO NOW! Best part of the Cascades, right here. The trail to the top, is short and easy and there is plenty of places to stop and take pictures. And boy, do you want to bring your camera! The views of the Cascades are just breathtaking from every angle!!! The colors in the mountains and the jagged edges are everything... More

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Burlington, Washington
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23 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

You just have to see this place to believe it. For those that rate this less than excellent, I'd really like to travel wherever you go because this is darn near the top of my list of scenic places. You do have to get out of thecae and walk a couple of minutes to see the best views.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is a nice spot to stop and take in some beautiful mountain views. There is a short paved trail that takes you to a few vistas.

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Tucson, Arizona
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132 reviews 132 reviews
33 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This pull off is an exceptional way to see the rough Cascades without hiking. Make sure you have a camera. There is ample parking and bathrooms that are really clean. There is a clearly marked path that most people can enjoy and get views of our highest mountains. You will see Liberty Bell Peak and other views of the Cascades.... More

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Poulsbo, WA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

If you only stop one time when driving hwy 20, make sure it is here! This stop has a great parking area and very nice, easy trail up to the top where you will see some of the best views to be had anywhere in the U.S. I have been a Washington resident my entire life, and have been around... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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131 reviews 131 reviews
46 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

It is a must do in North Cascades. We stayed at Marblemount and from there it is a 1 hr drive. The trail is very easy and short but gives spectacular views of all the peaks on the eastern side of the park.

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Olympia, WA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

For anyone traveling the North Cascades Loop, the most jaw-dropping views are at the Washington Pass Overlook. It appears that there used to be a very nice facility but it is now closed and only an ordinary toilet replaced it. There wasn;t a sign so we had to find our way, but the trail leads away from the parking lot... More

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Seattle, Washington
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95 reviews 95 reviews
64 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We stopped at this Overlook on our journey from Winthropp to Seattle along the North Cascades Highway.It was breath taking view from the Look Out with Highway 20 Underneath and the Mountains over looking. There are a few Picnic Tables to rest on the base of the trail which takes you to the post. There are no sign boards indicating... More

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Newtown, PA
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264 reviews 264 reviews
71 attraction reviews
404 helpful votes 404 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

There are some excellent viewpoints from the overlook. There are also plenty of places to pull over on the North Cascades Hwy at Washington Pass. We drove through the pass a few times on our trip and the views never get old.

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Billings, Montana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

It was really lovely, with many different vistas! The only thing hanging on the information board was a warning about how not to leave any valuables in your vehicles because there have been a lot of thefts reported. There was a picnic table available.

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