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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
skier259
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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
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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 down the mountain. Great view of the dam and lake. Good hike!

Date of experience: August 2015
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 surrounding area.

Date of experience: July 2014
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.

Date of experience: August 2014
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

Date of experience: June 2013
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. At the bottom on the gravel road, follow the signs to left and you'll find yourself walking across Ross Dam. What great views from both sides of the dam. The Ross Lake side has snow covered peaks and the river side has those as well. The river side has great views of the gorge the Skagit River goes through to get to Diablo Lake. I could barely make out where out tour boat was a couple of days before. As I started to head back, I noticed the bottom of a waterfall on the Ross Lake side. The trail does go on beyond the dam. I tried getting a better view of the falls from there, but I couldn't. Ross Dam is the highest of the 3 dams and there are some decent views of it from the trail going down. If you don't mind the climb down and back up, this is a worthwhile outing.

Date of experience: August 2011
3  Thank Rainier72
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