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Although this is a regular road the views certainly are not. Keep your eyes open for waterfalls and... read more

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RachelJ906
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Carbondale, Illinois
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Gorgeous ride

We rode the entire Cascades Loop from Lynnwood to Langley. We drove over 500 miles and saw many... read more

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Peter F
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Staten Island, New York
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A scenic highway measuring 132 miles.
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Reviewed today via mobile

Although this is a regular road the views certainly are not. Keep your eyes open for waterfalls and glaciers.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank RachelJ906
Reviewed 5 days ago

We rode the entire Cascades Loop from Lynnwood to Langley. We drove over 500 miles and saw many gorgeous views and mountains. I highly suggest you consider this route.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice day trip with beautiful views and very little traffic.make make several short stops and end up in the town of Winthrop for lunch.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Egg3d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live in Winthrop, which is a gateway mountain town on the eastern approach to the park. I’ve driven highway #20 back and forth too many times to count and have visited the park as many times. It’s a stunning drive with dense conifer trees,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving through the North Cascades is a breathtaking adventure. High up in the clean clear air of mountains, glaciers and lakes.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ki0ki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like to visit national parks, this one is probably ranked lowest among the parks I have visited. I did notice on the map there are many trails in this park, maybe you will like this park if you come here to hike. I drove...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LisaMNUSA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The road itself is magnificent. What makes your trip infernal though are the drivers. It seems that most of the people driving around in the park suffer certain level of road rage. Honking, blinking lights, flipping birds... You name it. Get used to them and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank iinen
Reviewed August 7, 2019

Breathtaking, awe inspiring, etc. can't adequately describe the sites you'll see while driving and at the many observation points! I've traveled most of the states and Alaska which I thought had the best views of Mother Nature's work until we drove the Northern part of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank traveler_vagabond
Reviewed July 30, 2019

From beginning to end Hwy 20 is something new, exciting, picturesque and stunning around every corner. Whether it is the stunning snow capped peaks of the North Cascades, the quaint little towns of the Eastern Slope or the blue green waters of the Skagit River...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 1969usmc1988
Reviewed July 25, 2019

This is a beautiful drive with lots of stops on the way and hikes and tiny towns with jems like the gluten free "5b's Bakery" in Concrete. There is a visitor centre near Newhalem that was closed but the surrounding in pretty. Across the General...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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BackPacker108626
December 15, 2018|
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Response from F4981JCmichaels | Reviewed this property |
Highway 20 is currently closed. They close it between late November and through December due to avalanches. Updates on road conditions for any Washington state roads can be found on their website. TripAdvisor does not... More
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Muchohucho
October 11, 2018|
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Response from F4981JCmichaels | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure which reviewer might have said there is a Ruby Falls along highway 20. I double checked my reviews of the area, and I did not mention such. But, there is a Ruby Trail and a Ruby Mountain in that area. There... More
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vacationdiva
September 21, 2018|
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Response from edn636 | Reviewed this property |
Highway 20 is a beautiful drive with fewer vehicles on it. When the higher elevations do get snow, a certain section is closed off over winter. Your time window for your trip should still work. Check the weather forecasts... More
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