Washington Pass, North Cascades National Park

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Washington Pass and Rainy Pass are two mountain passes on State Route 20 in the North Cascades mountains of Washington State. Rainy Pass is about 4 miles to the west of Washington Pass. The passes are typically closed between November and April due to heavy snowfall.
The north-south Pacific Crest Trail crosses east-west Highway 20 at Rainy Pass. The Washington Pass Overlook Trail, designated a National Recreation Trail in 1978, runs a short 0.2mi from the pass to an overlook with views of Liberty Bell Mountain and the highway 700feet below.
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  • My boyfriend and I went across the pass for the weekend. It was his first time going on a short leisurely road trip. Had to show him the pretty view. We took the short hike to the overlook and took se...  more »
  • Even though it was cold and snowy, we made the drive and we're so glad we did. The views from the overlook was amazing in every direction.  more »
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  • Beautiful views and very clean. The perfect spot to stop, stretch your legs and view the northern Cascades.
  • Either direction, this is a gateway to something else. Cool Vista. Great location in the world.

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