United States Washington Pass Overlook

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T. Kirkendall and V. Spring

About This Spot

The Washington Pass Overlook is one of the few areas in the North Cascades where the truly large views are located only a few feet from the car. Walk out on the short, paved, trail to viewing areas perched on rocky cliffs directly above the only switchback on Highway 20. Mountains, spires, cliffs and ridges soar above creating a dramatic backdrop for the road below.
A second location can be found along the road when returning to Highway 20. Park in the last dirt pullout on the right side of the access road and walk into the forest. Following a maze of trails, head northeast to reach a damp meadow with a view of Liberty Bell.

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