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Ross Dam

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North Cascades National Park, WA
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Beautiful Body of Water

On our annual cross country motorcycle trip we had the chance to check out this dam. The scenery... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Fred N
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Spearfish, South Dakota
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Fascinating and Stunning Experience

Ross Dam reservoir holds a turquoise mineral-rich waters that connects the icy cold waters of... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2016
Ashuntaé-Michel... C
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A two-mile trail stretches across Ross Dam to Ross Lake.
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Jul 8, 2018
“Beautiful Body of Water”
Dec 1, 2016
“Fascinating and Stunning Experience”
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North Cascades National Park, WA
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

On our annual cross country motorcycle trip we had the chance to check out this dam. The scenery was impressive and we were able to take some great pictures. Travel safe...

1  Thank Fred N
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Reviewed December 1, 2016

Ross Dam reservoir holds a turquoise mineral-rich waters that connects the icy cold waters of Diablo Lake and produced hydroelectric powers towards neighboring cities. The overlook deck of this dam is very accessible with spacious parking lots and descent restrooms nearby. I love visiting this...More

2  Thank Ashuntaé-Michel... C
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

At MP 134 off Rt. 20 North Cascades Highway, there's a small parking lot on the left hand side of the road traveling eastbound for the Ross Dam Trail. I got there at noon on a Friday and there was nowhere to park so I...More

Thank NeoWasHere
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

Make sure you spend enough time to enjoy the views. Even on a rainy day you get a good impression of the beautiful area.

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Reviewed May 15, 2016

If possible, I'd highly recommend the hike down to the Ross Dam. Not only was it a relatively easy hike (grandparents in their 60's and two kids ages 8 and 10 were able to do it...albeit with breaks) the views were amazing. Once on the...More

Thank dtowndandy
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Reviewed August 16, 2015

Hike down to Ross Lake Trail. It is a steep trail down to see Ross Dam. We stopped in the half way to Ross Lake Resort because that day was too hot and we did not bring water. I am surprise there is a resort...More

Thank sunloverCL
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

Once again he peacefulness we found in July was unexpected. The dam left a nice lake there too bad the fish do not think so. It was a nice quiet time just to take in the sights of the mountains, the dam, the lake and...More

Thank cubanbucky
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Reviewed August 3, 2014

further up to the diablo lake overlook, we stopped at a road side point from where the side road leads to the resort. The bridge is really good on the lake.

Thank HARAGOPAL
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Reviewed July 19, 2013

hike on trails overlooking Skagit river = ross lake. the hikes were scenic and fun. Not very crowded

Thank PeterCalc
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Reviewed August 28, 2011

At mile post 134, right before where they close the highway for the winter, is the trailhead to get you down to Ross Dam. It is a 500 foot drop in about a mile down which makes for a challenge on the way back up....More

3  Thank Rainier72
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