We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Washington Pass Overlook

North Cascades National Park, WA
Save
Review Highlights
Fantastic view!

If you are on cascade loop trip never miss the view from this place. Sometimes the road is blocked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AmarnathPalavalli
,
Anonymous
Great Place with fabulous views!

We came through this area in June, and everything was green and lush. It is a National Park, so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zenergygal
,
Billings,MT
Read all 76 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Scenic overlook from which you can see famous natural sights including the Liberty Bell Peak and Early Winter Spires.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good17%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“liberty bell” (11 reviews)
“cascade loop” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:30
LOCATION
North Cascades National Park, WA
Write a Review
Reviews (76)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are on cascade loop trip never miss the view from this place. Sometimes the road is blocked due to snow. But still possible to park car on the sides of entry to the pass near free way and take a walk for about...More

Thank AmarnathPalavalli
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came through this area in June, and everything was green and lush. It is a National Park, so the traffic is slower, but there are so many places to pull of and take photos! The opportunities for hiking are great too. Worth you time!

Thank Zenergygal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was going to be my eastbound turnaround point but missed the sign. Snow drifts. only room for 5-6 cars to park due to snow and need to keep road open for plows. several groups with snowshoes. Snow melt -saw waterfalls at every turn.

Thank Stjudemomcat
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Be sure to walk out to the overlook, and the continue walking on the trail that leaves from the overlook area, to see some even better views of the mountain/valley off to the east. This was a beautiful area and so glad we stopped!

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We are from Australia and rented an RV from Seattle to travel around the states. The first thing we did was drive the North Cascades Scenic loop highway. When we got up to Washington Pass Overlook we couldn't believe how beautiful it was. Stunning scenery...More

2  Thank Margot E
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I have visited this park twice already and it remained beautiful despite the fires that ravaged the Evergreen trees. Be prepared for the sudden changes in temperature as you reached the Overlook as it could drop to the low 30's. My husband and I always...More

1  Thank MimieW
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I came to this overlook after finishing Maple pass loop (it is quite close to that area). Just turn off the road, walk a few yards and you will be treated to nice view of the mountains.

Thank Suresh L
Reviewed 30 October 2016

On our way through North Cascades National Park we stopped at the Washington Pass Overlook and were surprised to find a great little hike that looped around to a mountain overlook. It was different than the views in the park, so be sure to stop...More

1  Thank CKT808
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The view was fantastic. If you drive the North Cascades highway, do leave some time drive to this pass. You will never regret for taking extra time to this place.

2  Thank Xiaoqin Z
A TripAdvisor Member
209
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This overlook provides beautiful views and has a short path that provides different views of the mountains. Good place to get out, stretch your legs, and admire the Cascades.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Mazama Store
146 reviews
19.25 km away
Stehekin Pastry Company
72 reviews
24.12 km away
Old Schoolhouse Brewery
539 reviews
34.40 km away
Stehekin Valley Ranch
27 reviews
19.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
North Cascades Highway
229 reviews
38.94 km away
Confluence Gallery
9 reviews
42.77 km away
Washington Pass
22 reviews
.59 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Washington Pass Overlook staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit