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Address: North Cascades National Park, WA
Phone Number: 360-854-2589
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nice place to stop

this is pretty close to the North Cascades Visitor Center and will be to your right when you are driving east from Concrete. Right next to an electrical power station, there is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Redmond, Washington
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Redmond, Washington
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

this is pretty close to the North Cascades Visitor Center and will be to your right when you are driving east from Concrete. Right next to an electrical power station, there is a cute little suspension bridge to cross the water and then a short (~0.5 mile roundtrip) hike through the forest along a few stairs to reach a spot... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I spent hours exploring Ladder Creek Falls one evening and the next morning I went back to visit it again. Such a small area, but so much to do. Seeing the falls light up at night is "not to miss"

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Nice stop with a small accessible trail. Must see if travelling along Hwy 20. Small trail loop with benches and well kept stairs.

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is a great hike that doesn't take a lot of time, but you get to learn about how the falls generate electricity. The trail is well marked and has a lot if good viewpoints along the way.

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Seattle, Washington
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318 reviews
115 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Beautiful, serene location with well maintained trails and viewing bridges as well as amazing gardens all around. Ladder Falls is on the Seattle City Light Gorge Electrical Plant ground in Newhalem but it is anything but industrial. Once you cross the Skagit River on the suspension bridge the the foot of the falls, you forget the power plant and are... More 

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phillipsburg, nj
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A little steep on spots and of course it is slippery so careful when holding on to the railings. The grade was nice and so was the beauty of the falls. he old light posts were still there so history is kept!!!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

need to stop and see the falls and the garden. was here at 8 PM and No One was here so we had the place to ourselves. Loved the serenity and quiet ( loved the sound of the waterfalls)

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Sioux City, Iowa
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

My husband & I recently visited this falls while in the Pacific Northwest. We weren't quite sure what to expect, as the area is not really well marked & it is right at an electrical power plant site, but the short hike was well worth it! Several steps & bridges allow some wonderful views & mist of the falls. I... More 

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Acton Massachusetts, USA
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Took a trip here from the nearby campground on our one night in the area. I was pleasantly surprised that we all enjoyed the falls, even our 14 year old son. It is definitely worth your time if you are in the area at night. Bring a flashlight in order to read the signs.

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Kalama, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I didn't think I'd enjoy this short little stop nearly as much as I did. It is gorgeous and peaceful. We went on Labor Day so my husband was very disappointed that the Gorge Powerhouse visitor center wasn't also open which means we'll just have to visit again! We really want to go at night. This place was so pretty... More 

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Address: Address: North Cascades National Park, WA
Phone Number: 360-854-2589
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  North Cascades National Park

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