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Washington Pass

Marblemount, WA
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Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks
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Owner description: An overlook in North Cascades National Park offering some of the most spectacular views.
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Hudson, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Make sure you follow the trail to the overlook. It is wonderful. If you have someone who needs a gentle trail take the lower of the two trails (it is a loop) and just go to the first view point. The upper trail is a little tough for some.

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Dallas TX
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76 reviews 76 reviews
7 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The pass is always awesome, with or without snow. The pass was opened a little earlier this year, but there is still quite a bit of snow. It was beautiful.

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Seattle, Washington
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Hanging glaciers visible the whole hike, and even more of them once you get up to the pass. Lots of switchbacks on the trail make it not very steep, so anyone with perseverance can walk up, with enough time.

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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73 reviews 73 reviews
18 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

The title says it all- don't miss this whether for 10 minutes or 30. You won't believe the view of the mountains and the pass you either just came up or are about to go down.

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Kelseyville, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

We will be back to travel the pass many more times.Breath-taking views, great accessible trails, views.

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Leavenworth, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

This is a magical place - nothing else like it. It was disappointing, however, that there was no water available.

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Concrete, Washington
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

It is always a special thrill to hit the top of the pass on the first day the road opens in the spring! Worth the hour drive from Marblemount. See the pictures.

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Lynnwood, Washington
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211 reviews 211 reviews
101 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

Washington Pass Overlook is a great place to take a break while driving over the North Cascades Highway. There is a short, mostly paved loop trail that takes off from the parking lot. Some people choose just to go to the main site and walk back, but for fun I walked all of it. There is some climbing, but not... More

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