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Address: North Cascades National Park, WA
Phone Number: +1 206-684-3000

A scenic highway measuring 132 miles.

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Dinner for Two?

A three months motor-home camping trip through western USA takes us through the North Cascades National Park along Route 20. The salmon are running in the Skagit River. We decided... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Hans K
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A three months motor-home camping trip through western USA takes us through the North Cascades National Park along Route 20. The salmon are running in the Skagit River. We decided to camp in a lush old growth forest campground where the Goodell Creek joins the fast flowing waters of the Skagit River from south west British Columbia on its way... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love taking this route from the Okonogan to Seattle and beyond. The scenery from Winthrop to Concrete is amazing with the towering mountains, beautiful lakes and river. Many hiking trails in the area and Newhalem is a nice place to camp with a large state campground and beautiful information centre and gift shop.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful scenic drive through the North Cascades is worth the time. Favorites were Diablo Lake Overlook and Washington Pass Overlook which had nice picnic area. The Skagit River was gorgeous and we loved staying at the Goodell Creek campground.

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small highway that closes in winter, so driving across the Cascades to see beautiful fall colors may be your last time of year to navigate it. Gorgeous waterfalls against rock faces, across bridges over flowing rivers (even in fall), this is a memorable way to go. Reaching the east side, one finds oneself in Mazama with its... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and I love the North Cascades Highway due to its very scenic route. Plenty of pull-outs to stop and stretch your legs from driving. We always started early in the morning so we could cover all the stops we needed to make. Summer would be most preferable for gorgeous photographs (especially the emerald Diablo Lake) but late September showcase... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This drive is a great way to see North Cascades National Park. It goes right through the middle of the park, and you can see mountains, lakes and waterfalls. Be sure to make a few stops along the way. There is a point early in the drive that you have a great view of snow covered mountains. Be sure to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Highly recommended to take one day driving this highway. Diablo lake lookout and Washington Pass are amazing. Don't miss them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Took us way longer than the average drive because we stopped, took tons of pictures, and hiked. The scenery was breathtaking! Stretch your legs at Trail of the Cedars, the overlooks, and Rainy Lake. We only wish we had more time! The road is designed well (fairly wide and in great shape) so it would be easy to pull a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

On route to Winthrop, Washington, we turned onto the North Cascades HIghway at Burlington, and found ourselves in one of the most beautiful National Parks - soaring mountains, serene vistas, lakes, awesome nature, just a hop from the development and the cities of the Pacific Northwest. We were just transiting on route to Winthrop, but this is obviously a paradise... More 

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

One of the very best things about the US is their national parks and this is another spectacular park. Lake Diablo with its stunning teal waters is not to be missed. Washington Lookout which is right on the highway is another place with great viewpoints. There are a lot of trails of varying degrees of length which start right on... More 

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