Travel Blogs from North Cascades National Park, United States

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North Cascades National Park, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

North Cascades National Park

A travel blog entry by csimpson

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... the air. You half expect Robin Hood or one of Tolkein's elves to step out from the depths of this primeval place. North Cascades is a hard park to get to know. The two roads give access to just a tiny portion of the hundreds of thousands of acres ...

Heavenly Play Ground, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

Heavenly Play Ground

A travel blog entry by phungster

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... wilderness – none of that concrete jungle I saw in Seattle. It's time for me to head to the less traveled North Cascades National Park.  Here the American Alps begin. This is where I start to see the beauty of the Pacific Northwest as ...

Highway 20 Rainy Pass, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

Highway 20 Rainy Pass

A travel blog entry by trewickmallon

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... Elm and Bethany off at a boat dock to catch a ferry to Port Townsend and then we headed over Highway 20 to travel across the Cascades to the East Side where my parents live. The dry side of Washington rather than the rainy side. We caught some good views ...

North Cascades National Park, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

North Cascades National Park

A travel blog entry by carol_fred

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... that we could see and then about 1/2 hour into our trip, the sun came out and it was a glorious day! The North Cascades National Park is in northwest Washington and just as beautiful as the other National Parks we have seen.  There is one ...

Chewelah, Washington Through the North Cascades, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

Chewelah, Washington Through the North Cascades

A travel blog entry by jeffanddeb

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... Cascades To Lopez Island We left the Golf and RV Park without any more golfing (sigh, Jeff says) and headed for the North Cascades National Park area. For all of the exploring and hiking Jeff (and Deb) has (have) done in the Cascades of Oregon ...

A Grand Spectacular Drive, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

A Grand Spectacular Drive

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe

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... of Washington on our way to our hotel in Seattle. Loving our National Parks, we took this opportunity to drive through North Cascades National Park. Although we really didn't drive in the park. We were confused at first but quickly learned that there is ...

Day 19 - North Cascades National Park Complex, North Cascades National Park Complex, United States travel blog

Day 19 - North Cascades National Park Complex

A travel blog entry by life-in-a-yurt

Day 19 - Leaving Seattle, WA and Arriving at North Cascades National Park Complex - July 9, 2008 - Wednesday   Headed out about 10am after packing the car and stopping at the post office to mail mom's birthday present.   ...

Mountaineering in the Northern Wilderness, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

Mountaineering in the Northern Wilderness

A travel blog entry by gordon.ye

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... not skilled in glacier travel like myself to reach the peaks. I flew to Seattle to meet with Dirk, then drove to North Cascades National Park. We chose the northeast ridge of Mount Triumph for our peak attempt. Mount Triumph is at 7240 feet ...

Driving to a Sunset Hike in the Cascades, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

Driving to a Sunset Hike in the Cascades

A travel blog entry by snlmalaypen

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... how it completely changed the landscape of southwest Washington. The museum was pretty informative as well. We then journeyed on to North Cascades National Park. The lovely GPS we were using (on loan to us from Laura's aunt and uncle) got a bit ...

North Cascades National Park, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

North Cascades National Park

A travel blog entry by belgtravelgirl

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... van 13 orca's voor de kust van San Juan, 1 dag voor onze aankomst... Verdorie toch ! De volgende dag begonnen we aan de North Cascades route, volgens Lonely planet 'the best road trip of your life'. Het eerst stuk was heel erg groen, maar voor de rest ...

Video Post from the North Cascades, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

Video Post from the North Cascades

A travel blog entry by soppe

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 click on the photo below to enable the video     Note: I had to click out and return to get it to work. Play around, you'll get it. ...

The Cascades!, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

The Cascades!

A travel blog entry by farnie10

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... scale of the map.  Surely I could quickly do this loop, have lunch back at the truck, then continue up to the North Cascades and find a camp.  But after tramping up the valley through the gorgeous old growth forest for about an hour I realised ...

Tree Star, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

Tree Star

A travel blog entry by soppe

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I found it: the leaf from The Land Before Time   ...

Camping Moments pt 1: message boards, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

Camping Moments pt 1: message boards

A travel blog entry by soppe

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That moment when you realize that your campground has a message board and you start getting ideas:  To Campsite #75:    I hope you are enjoying your honeymoon.    Your nylon tent is not soundproof. Best, Campsite #74 ...

Lakes of the Skagit, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

Lakes of the Skagit

A travel blog entry by soppe

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... unique is that the Skagit contains all five species of Pacific Northwest salmon, despite three dams on the river (all within the North Cascades NP area). Spawning is difficult when there's a concrete wall in your path. In Olympic National Park, a project ...

Day 4 - Back across the Cascades, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

Day 4 - Back across the Cascades

A travel blog entry by tomdart07

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... area is actually a desert by definition. Today, we drove back across the Cascades through the Ross Lake NRA and North Cascades National Park. The mountains along this stretch of road (Casades Scenic Highway) are metamorphic rocks of immense size (many ...

North Cascades Nat. Park, North Cascades National Park, United States travel blog

North Cascades Nat. Park

A travel blog entry by tampagrampa

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... the city during rush hour. Not pleasant, but I did get a close-up view of the Space Needle. My ultimate destination was the North Cascades Nat. Park. Not only does it have a really cool entrance sign, but it's one of those rare free parks. A big perk for ...

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