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Unexpected Beauty

We made this stop just to see what it had to offer photographically. It was a pleasant surprise... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
Carol C
Horn Lake, Mississippi, USA
Ross Lake Overview - Nice View

Good easy stop to a really nice view. The Overview is a small parking area that provides a view of... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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North Cascades National Park, WA 98283
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

We made this stop just to see what it had to offer photographically. It was a pleasant surprise! The water was such a beautiful teal blue, but so clear you could see the rocks underneath the surface. This is a definite stop, if for nothing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol C
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Good easy stop to a really nice view. The Overview is a small parking area that provides a view of Ross Lake. The Lake is quite scenic. The view provides a melding of the water with the mountains beyond. Really nice sight. Short stop. Don't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

If you only stop by the two small overlooks on Hwy 20 (and yes, there are only two, and very ignorable if you do not pay attention since it's not like Diablo Lake Vista Point which has a gigantic parking lot with road sign), you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Beautiful location, with clear blue skies in the middle of June, we felt spoilt! So great to see snow still on the mountains and enjoy the crystal blue waters.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Ambahkiwi
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

On our annual cross country motorcycle trip we had the chance to check out this lake. It is a beautiful lake and you will need a camera. The color of the water is incredible. Travel safe...

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Nice view from here but best stop and view is nearby at the Diablo Lake Overlook. The Ross Lake is bigger than Diablo on the map but it is hard to see it from this spot.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank O6378WFannag
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

The Overlook to Ross Lake is much smaller than that of Diablo Lake, but the view still beautiful. It is basically a turnout with no facilities. It can be found 3.5 miles east of Diablo Lake Overlook, and is immediately after the Ross Dam Trail...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank PierreMalmaison
Reviewed July 15, 2017

It has a nice view but you only need to stop about 5 minutes to see it. Diablo Lake and Dam are way better to spend some time at.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

Diabloo lake is the best for all activities. You would hardly get any view of Ross lake from here. Since it is on the way forward in the cascade loop one can spend 5 mins stopping by.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank AmarnathPalavalli
Reviewed December 11, 2016

This is a must stop for everyone especially after a long drive in the North Cascades National Park. Every time my hubby and I visited this place in September, it's always cold, and whether it's sunny or gray, rainy day, be prepared to wear warm...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Mimie W
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