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Newhalem Visitor Center

Marblemount, WA
+1 360-854-2589
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This is an info center for the dam power projects. Pretty interesting information was provided and... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Victor, Idaho
via mobile
A fun evening dinner and light show

We had the Damn Good Chicken Dinner and then did a walking our of the ladders above the dam that... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Bothell, Washington
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The visitor center offers information and an audio/video presentation of the area.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Marblemount, WA
+1 360-854-2589
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This is an info center for the dam power projects. Pretty interesting information was provided and some great old photos.

Thank nomad5253
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We had the Damn Good Chicken Dinner and then did a walking our of the ladders above the dam that are lit at night. The dinner is serviced family style in one of the old buildings used to feed the workers when building the 3...More

Thank mgalex
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This visitor center has a good selection of books, as well as impressive educational displays (including examples of hiking gear attacked by bears), as well as helpful and informative rangers who can provide maps for the area.

Thank jtz713
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a nice pit stop to stretch and know about the surrounding areas. the rangers conduct tours every few hours. Has information about the trails.

Thank anshumanansu
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

It's a visitor center. The ranger at the counter was helpful. Beyond that it had a few displays and pretty easy to read hiking guide. For a visitor center it was ok

Thank JBRetired
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is a good place to stop and stretch when crossing North Cascades Pass. The visitors center, itself, is pretty basic, with a boring display and crappy souvenirs, but a store across the way is an interesting browse and a has good line of snacks....More

Thank Sungron
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

There was not much of anything to see as far as displays go. The biggest benefit is getting info about the trails and campgrounds from the Rangers. You can also buy the usual np shirts and patches here.

Thank TheLongLongTrailer
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This visitor center is in a park like setting. There is an old train the kids ( and adults ) can climb on, plenty of room to run around, walk the dog. There are some picnic tables to have lunch at or just to take...More

1  Thank Sunjammerz2
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Newhalem, located near mile marker 120 on the North Cascades Highway (WA-20), is the still operating company town, complete with small residences, dining hall, general store and post office, for Seattle City Light which operates the power generation operations of the three dams and reservoirs...More

1  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 25 December 2015

You're driving down 20 East towards the Cascades or West back to town, and you pass Newhalem, WA. Pull in. Take the time to walk amongst this piece of history. It's still a functioning town for the local City Light workers, complete with a dining...More

Thank ManderleyAgain
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