Is Washington Pass Overlook open?

The overlook road is closed but you can park before the gate and walk in. It’s a nice walk in paved road. Once you get to the main parking lot the trail is a short loop. WalkingGreat!

Is Washington Pass in North Cascades National Park?

At 5,477 feet, Washington Pass marks the highest elevation along the North Cascades Highway. Liberty Bell Mountain, with its impressive 8,000-foot spires, is the most notable landmark from this viewpoint.

What mile marker is Washington Pass Overlook?

To get to the Washington Pass Overlook trailhead, head east from Newhalem on Highway 20 for 42.0mi to milepost 162. Turn left onto the signed overlook road.

How do I get to the Cascade Pass Trail?

Getting There Drive Highway 20 to the little town of Marblemount. Keep going straight when 20 turns left and you will be on Cascade River Road. Drive the 23 miles to the end. You will follow the Cascade River the whole way; it takes nearly an hour on Cascade River Road.

What is open in North Cascades?

North Cascades National Park Service Complex is open year-round. The park operational season is late May-late September, with limited services outside the operational season. The North Cascades Visitor Center in Newhalem, and the Golden West Visitor Center in Stehekin, are open late-May-September.

Where is Harts Pass Washington?

Hart’s Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.891m (6,204ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Okanogan and Whatcom counties, in Washington, USA. It’s accessible by car and is said to be the highest point in the State of Washington that one can drive a 2wd car.

Do you need a National Park Pass for North Cascades?

There is no fee to enter North Cascades National Park. Enjoy your visit! If you plan to visit other parks with an entrance fee, learn more about the America the Beautiful – the National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass series and fee free days in the national parks.

How high is Cascade Pass?

5,392′Cascade Pass / Elevation

What milepost is Washington Pass?

Continue east on State Route 20 for another 96 miles to Washington Pass, 0.3 mile past milepost 162.

Is the Cascade Pass trail open?

this trail is open and now the road is only closed 3 miles out soon to be 2 and probably opened this season.

How long is the Cascade Pass trail?

Cascade Pass / Sahale Arm Trail

Distance – one way from Cascade Pass Trailhead Elevation gain Difficulty
To Cascade Pass: 3.7 miles (6 km) To Sahale Glacier: 5.9 miles (9.5 km) To Cottonwood Camp: 9.0 miles (14.5 km) 1700′ (550 m) 3940′ (1200 m) 1700′ (550 m) / 2600′ (790 m) loss Moderate Strenuous Moderate

Is Washington Pass overlook wheelchair accessible?

Washington Pass Overlook Wheelchair accessible, this trail is paved to a lookout on a ledge overlooking Liberty Bell Mountain.

What is the elevation of Washington Pass?

Washington Pass stands at an elevation of 1669m, deep in the heart of the North Cascades Mountains. It marks the highest point of the North Cascades Highway and marks the dividing line between eastern and western Washington.

What are the best hikes in the North Cascades?

The Washington Pass Overlook hike is a must-do for anybody in the North Cascades. This hike takes you on a paved path that leads to incredible Liberty Bell views from the 5600ft heights of Washington Pass. This little leg stretch is an excellent way to break up the drive between eastern and western Washington State.

How do I get to the Overlook on the trailhead?

The ‘Overlook’ parking lot is on the north side of the road (or left when traveling eastward). Drive into the overlook area about a quarter-mile until a fancy, prominent building is on your left. Park here by the picnic tables. The trailhead is by the kiosk towards the direction which you came.