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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Greenleaf, Idaho
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Greenleaf, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Seattle, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently drove the Cascade Loop. The day we came through Washington Pass it was drizzly, cloudy and COLD (42 degrees in June!). Fortunately, we were staying overnight in Winthrop and were able to drive back the next day when the weather had cleared and enjoy the spectacular views and hike around on the trails. It was still a bit... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Don't drive by this overlook. There are some short paths and trails here and the best overlook in the Northern Cascade mountains. We stopped on the way into and on the way out of North Cascade National Park and were blown away by the views.

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Stopped here for photos and short hike. Good Scenic Views. Cold rain so be prepared. The mountains supply their own weather patterns.

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Definitely stop at the Washington Pass Overlook, close to the eastern end of the North Cascades National Park. Plenty of parking and restrooms. Easy walk to viewpoints. Stunning views.

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Chehalis, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We were driving over the North Cascades Highway and pulled in here and were happily surprised. The views are amazing and it's pretty spectacular to stand in awe of the beauty of Washington State. It doesn't take much time, just pull over and enjoy!

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Okanogan, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I have stopped here many times. Plenty of parking and room for RV's too. About 1/2 mile from Hwy 20 on a paved road. The trail to the overlook is paved and the lower trail is wheelchair accessible. The trail makes a loop and has stunning views. Information signs at the overlook on the area. Great photo opportunities. The North... More 

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