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Address: Marblemount, WA

An overlook in North Cascades National Park offering some of the most...

An overlook in North Cascades National Park offering some of the most spectacular views.

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I live in Marblemount and have been over the pass many, many times. Every time, it takes my breath away. As pretty a place as you will see anywhere in the lower 48 or in Europe... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Linda J
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

I live in Marblemount and have been over the pass many, many times. Every time, it takes my breath away. As pretty a place as you will see anywhere in the lower 48 or in Europe. Wild and scenic only begins to describe it. How amazing that we get to drive in this national treasure.

Thank Linda J
Fremont, California
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great place to view the East end of the park. Beautiful vistas nice walking. Close to the parking lot. You will enjoy this stop

Thank fredtierney17
Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

An absolute MUST SEE... if you drive by this without a stop, you're missing out big time! Easy highway access, short, easy, leisurely walk to a spectacular view. Enjoy in the morning and the late afternoon to see how the sunlight plays on the mountains.

Thank Traveljunky90
New York
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38 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This was definitely our favorite part of trip on the North Cascades Scenic Highway. We stopped and spent some time walking around the hiking trail and viewing the pass. We arrived at around 6:30am and I can't even explain how peaceful it was walking around the overlook. There were a couple of campers that we tried very hard not to... More 

Thank kgoodwil
Bangkok, Thailand
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142 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

If you are driving from Marblemount on US 20 East, its should take you around one hour to get to the pass (about 52 miles). You will enjoy a spectacular view with a fresh breath of air. But if you are going on the winter or even on late May, the pass will be close due to the road condition,... More 

Thank Suchet S
Tumwater, Washington
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223 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

If you want to see the mountains and views you got to get out and walk. Otherwise the stop is only good to use the rest rooms, which were clean and well maintained.

Thank Capnnak
Redmond, Washington
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126 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Good views of the area, all with a short walking distance from the parking. If you're starting a trip in the cascade, this is a good first stop to get oriented around and capture the mountains

Thank Guy M
San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We were looking for some nice, easy hikes with the kids and this was perfect for them. Some very nice views of the mountains including Liberty Bell. Unfortunately, when we were there, it was hazy due to nearby wildfires.

Thank huoguo
Lethbridge, Canada
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89 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Wow, walking down the trail and coming out to see the majestic mountains was fantastic! Well worth the stop!

Thank AddiesGrammy
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52 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Best view in the park, in my opinion. Ample parking. There wasn't any running water / flush toilets at this location, but they did have several pit toilets and a number of picnic tables in the shade.

Thank Lisa W

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