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Washington Pass Overlook

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Address: North Cascades National Park, WA
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Scenic overlook from which you can see famous natural sights including the...

Scenic overlook from which you can see famous natural sights including the Liberty Bell Peak and Early Winter Spires.

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Short walk, beautiful view

While driving the highway you come upon the Washington Pass Overlook rather quickly but don't pass it up! Breathtaking views and geology all around! Lots of nice "bathrooms... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
leawatkins
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Richland, Washington
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Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

While driving the highway you come upon the Washington Pass Overlook rather quickly but don't pass it up! Breathtaking views and geology all around! Lots of nice "bathrooms" also. It's a worthwhile stop!

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Thank leawatkins
Portland, Oregon
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I never miss this stop, it is always beautiful, spring, summer, fall...unless it's pouring rain, windy and bleak, and clouded over with fog...do not miss this stop!

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Washington, the State
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126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is absolutely worth your time to drive to the overlook, it just takes a couple of minutes. You can see Liberty Bell to your right, and the highway as it winds down to the Methow Valley.

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Kensington, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone driving the North Cascades scenic byway should consider this a must stop. By taking a short 1/4 mile paved path, you will be rewarded with seeping views of the Methow Valley, Liberty Bell Peak and Early Winters Spires.

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Thank westie2
Reno, United States
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to access from the highway, short loop trail with grand views. Well worth a short stop. Pit toilets available.

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Thank Christine L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on our first day as we had so much planned. It's always hit or miss wherever you are if the weather cooperates. Sadly this day it was low hanging clouds that obstructed what I know is an awesome view. We still did the mile hike to see the different views. Definitely worth the stop in good weather or... More 

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Thank Lisa S
Greenleaf, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Excellent stopping place to stretch. Nice paved trail to a series of overlooks. Clean bathrooms and plenty of parking

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This is a very short walk on the cascade scenic road. It offers beautiful views over the mountains. It is accessible for people with mobility issues. Must do if you only have a short amount of time in north cascades.

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Hartsburg, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Notch to see, this one was an over hyped disappointment. At least it's not far off the road. Nice trail although it is short skirting the overlook in a loop from parking lot.

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Deltona, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

My wife and I spent a day driving highway 20...part of the Cascade Loop. We wanted to experience parts of North Cascade National Park and also stop at numerous overlooks and hiking trails along hwy. 20 between Newhalem and Washington Pass. Taking the time to drive all the way to Washington Pass and walk the short trail was well worth... More 

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