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Address: North Cascades National Park, WA
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A two-mile trail stretches across Ross Dam to Ross Lake.

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Beautiful views

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
simivalley1699
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Washington, the State
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars 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 Ross Dam, the wind was a bit unnerving but the views were completely worth it!

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars 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 down the mountain. Great view of the dam and lake. Good hike!

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phillipsburg, nj
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5 of 5 stars 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 surrounding area.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars 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.

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

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

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Lynnwood, Washington
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5 of 5 stars 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. At the bottom on the gravel road, follow the signs to left and you'll find... More 

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