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Photos of Lake Crescent

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Photos of Lake Crescent

Are there places to stop along the lake for good photos?

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Yes, lots of places where you can stop and photograph the Lake, which is on the north side of Hwy 101. There is also a road (East Beach Road) which goes off to the north starting just east of the Lake. You might want to drive a few miles, at least as far as Log Cabin Resort, and shoot some photos southwestwards, across the Lake towards the mountains.

Farther east, there is an excellent viewpoint on 101 a few miles west of the turnoff for 112. It is on the north side of the road, and absent clouds offers a pretty view of a mountain and glacier in the distance, and the Elwa River valley in the foreground below. With the removal of the Elwa dams, there is a big reclamation project underway. There are several places with viewpoints, walks and signage about the reclamation. One of them is just north of 101, reached from a road that starts just west of the Elwa Bridge. The road winds for a mile, and ends at the shore of the former Lake Aldwell. This is worth a visit.

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Thank you very much, tennisjazz! We love to stop at beautiful viewpoints for photos and it is very helpful to know where to look for them.

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