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Diablo Dam Road, North Cascades National Park, WA 98283
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful lake and dam. The water is so still and sparked in the sun. You really can't find a more picturesque spot.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This dam has a feature that is unique. There is arosdway you can drive on. We crossed the dam and enjoyed tremendous views of the lake.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed May 5, 2019

Diablo Dam is located in the North Cascades. It is a little less then 100 years old. The power from the dam serves the city of Seattle. It's an interesting and beautiful stop if you happen to be on route 20.

Date of experience: May 2019
7  Thank Alec D
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

It was an absolutely gorgeous view of the snow-capped Cascade mountains and Diablo Lake with a dam that you can walk out onto. There were also not many people there when we went so it was very tranquil with the sound of the water.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank blubei
Reviewed October 21, 2018

What an awe-inspiring view from the viewpoint. Take your time to walk around and read the information tables to learn more about the history and geology. Great parking lot and safe return to the highway.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is great place to visit. We didn't take a tour, but just walked across the road to the other side. The spillway from the dam was in full force and it was a sight to behold!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The dam has a roadway going across that's barely 2 cars wide. You cannot park on this roadway (and the rangers will come hassle you if you park even to the side with plenty of space left on the road) but that's where some of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Gaurav R
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is an amazing place to stop for a few minutes to marvel at the 360 degree vista! The lake is a beautiful color, and the mountains are astounding.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cliff C
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

On our annual cross country motorcycle trip we had the chance to stop by this dam. The body of water is beautiful and provided some great pictures. If you come this way, take some time and enjoy the views. Travel safe...

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank skier259
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Lake Diablo Dam is great stopping point if you're driving on route 20. It's an older dam with a very nice design. There is parking after you drive over to the other side of the dam.

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Alec D
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