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Hwy 20, Mile Marker 132, North Cascades National Park, WA
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All reviews large parking lot picnic tables diablo lake the north cascades highway definitely worth a stop green water my wife and i stopped here stretch your legs taking pictures nice stop beautiful spot sunny day boat ride amazing views national park visitor center restrooms
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous overlook of Diablo Lake with breathtaking views of the Cascades popping up around the lake. Lots of parking, some picnic areas & easy walking areas to run kids off on the drive. Do not miss this stop!

Date of experience: May 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Diablo Lake Overlook needs to be on your must stop list if you're driving the North Cascades Highway. It's really beautiful and worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
8  Thank Alec D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told that a stop here is well worth it, and they were not mistaken! The climb on the west side has power lines along it, so the view of the mountains is a bit hampered, but on the east side, it’s fantastic!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank PANeddie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is just 3 hour drive from Seattle. The road to Diablo lake is beautiful. A perfect weekend get-away from Seattle. This place offers amazing view, is usually peaceful and has minimal crowd

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank anitgeorge
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Must visit. The drive from Seattle is scenic and the road runs along the river across small villages. Do stop by small coffee shops.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank NeenaD36
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

The masterpiece of this very real (picturesque) but seriously fake looking overlook is sereal. Diablo lake is a must for everyone and anyone. The upside and for some, the downside of this spot is that it doesn’t require a hike to get to. So for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank carlostravels2018
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We remarked how nice it is that so many families enjoyed this area. Take take time for a picnic, or just rest and get your bearings.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed October 12, 2018

If you’re traveling through North Cascades National Park, make sure you stop at the Diablo Lake Vista Point along North Cascades Highway 20. There are plenty of parking spots and clean restroom facilities at this iconic road stop. On our visit, park staff were on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank raharrington85
Reviewed September 15, 2018

I have written reviews for some of the other sights that we have seen on our trips, but I decided that I would not write a review for this location. After all, it is just one of many pull-outs on the road through North Cascades...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank dalsmith2016
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Travelling with a 30 foot 5th wheel and a 30 foot rv, we stopped here on our way to the Oregon coast a couple months back. Mind you it was before all the fires and smoke, but it offered ample parking, and some interesting historical...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank twysted2015
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July 8, 2018|
Response from Jurgen B | Reviewed this property |
you are asking what to whom???
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Response from Norman S | Reviewed this property |
The boat is a "ride," half day or whole - with interpretive guides. We camped in the state campground.