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Washington Pass Overlook

North Cascades National Park, WA
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The entire experience of this trail loop was a wonder and an inspiration. The design of the trail... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
You have to stop here, an amazing overlook.

This is on the Eastern side of the park. The parking lot for this is large and there are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jade M
Vancouver, Washington
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Scenic overlook from which you can see famous natural sights including the Liberty Bell Peak and Early Winter Spires.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The entire experience of this trail loop was a wonder and an inspiration. The design of the trail is impeccable, down to the bent steel railing. The experience is enhanced by two boards with poems by William Stafford. Rocks, trees, views, peaks are so present...More

Thank Discerning67
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is on the Eastern side of the park. The parking lot for this is large and there are bathrooms. The overlook is right off from the parking lot and the views are spectacular. We were able to take our dog with us which was...More

Thank Jade M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

drive about .5 mile off Hwy 20 once you park follow small red sign for outlook. if you are at outlook and continue left you will be at a point where you can only climb up. Do not do this if you are afraid of...More

Thank sandy12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are driving the North Cascades Highway make sure you go as far as Mt. Washington. You won't be disappointed in the views. Not many places where you see a site like this.

Thank fishing_crazy5500
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This stop was not only beautiful (albeit cold) but there was poetry and a trail that took you to different lookout points.

Thank Holly H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a must do when driving Route 20. A very short walk to great views in several directions. The most striking views are of Liberty Bell Mountain and Early Winter Spires.

1  Thank Judy C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of the most beautiful places I've ever seen! The Rangers at the visitor's center highly recommended I stop here even if I didn't go anywhere else. Was traveling by myself and drove most of the cascade loop stopping at multiple sites. So remote and...More

Thank dogmom719
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

So worth the stop!! Get to stretch the legs a bit on an easy paved walk with spectacular views!! The liberty bell is gorgeous as well as the many other mountains. So happy we stopped

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Situated approximately 31 miles east of Diablo Lake Overlook. There is a small free car park, toilet and information board. There is a small trail in the form of a loop and the views are incredible.

1  Thank PierreMalmaison
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have been here before but never taken the walk to the look out. It is definitely worth the short walk. The overlook is amazing of the road. Worth the 10 min or less walk.

Thank Thomas B
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