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Address: North Cascades National Park, WA
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Description: Scenic overlook from which you can see famous natural sights including the...
Scenic overlook from which you can see famous natural sights including the Liberty Bell Peak and Early Winter Spires.
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views to take your breath away

easily accessible overlook just off US 20. We could not drive all the way to the parking lot since part of the road was closed; had to park earlier and walk a bit on the road... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
ranajoysanyal
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Redmond, Washington
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Vancouver, Canada
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298 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Driving west on Washington highway 20, views of the mountain peaks and valleys is awesome. The stop at the park viewpoint blows the drive views into non compete realm. If you have the time and its a sunny day, do the viewpoint stop. A short drive off the highway with washrooms and a neat paved walking trail that makes a... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

easily accessible overlook just off US 20. We could not drive all the way to the parking lot since part of the road was closed; had to park earlier and walk a bit on the road, then take a small trail over packed ice to reach the overlook. Overall walking distance ~ 1.5 miles roundtrip the views of the road... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

If you are driving the North Cascades Highway, there really is no reason whatsoever to bypass this. You can park in a very nearby lot festooned with restroom facilities, then after about a block's walk on a paved, handicap-accessible trail, you will behold some of the most breathtaking scenery in what you've no doubt found to be one of the... More 

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Skane County, Sweden
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51 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The rest area and the trail was very nice. Great view from the trail and nicely built. Felt secure the whole time.

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North Carolina
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If you are visiting the North Cascades, Washington Pass is a MUST SEE! The overlook is easily accessible, and the views are spectacular.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Just wonderful!!! We came on October 26, it was around 5 pm and getting snowing, so visibility was pure. So we decided to return there next morning if the weather improves. We drove to Winthrop where we stayed overnight in the hotel, and then returned to Washington pass next day. And it worth it!!! Even extra km and time!!!

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Banks, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

At most "overlooks", you just pull off in a parking area and look out at a pretty view. Leg-stretcher time and a quick snapshot. But, this Overlook at Washington Pass was delightful! You could walk around on a trail-a couple different options-and take in the scenery all around you. You absorb the atmosphere of the mountains and feel their magic,... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just a couple of minutes away from the North Cascades Highway and a 2-3minutes trial from the parking lot. But the view is awesome with beautiful hill tops surrounding us and the view of the High way beautifully travelling through the mountains.

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Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 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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Address: Address: North Cascades National Park, WA
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  North Cascades National Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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