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  • North Cascades National Park, Washington

    Top Spots in and near North Cascades National Park

    • Darrington, Washington

      Winter Hike to Goat Lake

      10.4 mi / 1400 ft gain
      This trail is a perfect winter hike for the average outdoorsmen. Be warned that the most difficult part of this hike is getting to the trailhead in winter. The Mountain-loop highway can be a dangerous drive with black ice, snow, and serious potholes along the way. Take proper precautions like cha...
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    • Granite Falls, Washington

      Snowshoe to Coal Lake

      13 mi / 1600 ft gain
      https://www.theoutbound.com/wa...Starting out at the Deer Creek gate of Mountain Loop Highway the road is flat and uneventful for the first 2 miles or so, though it does offer some great views of the Big Four as well as a few other peaks and the babbling south fork of the Stillaguamish river. The...
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    • Granite Falls, Washington

      Big Four Ice Caves

      2.38 mi / 289 ft gain
      Disclaimer: Hiking into the caves is extremely dangerous as there is potential for the ice to fall. We do not recommend hiking inside of them and if you choose to do so, you're doing it at your own risk. This is a short hike at just 2.3 miles roundtrip with little elevation change. The hike take...
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    • Twisp, Washington

      Backpack to West Oval Lake

      14 mi / 4100 ft gain
      The trail to West Oval Lake begins at the Eagle Creek Trailhead, outside of Twisp, Washington. Follow the Eagle Creek trail for 1.9 miles until the trail splits. Take the left fork for Oval Creek and Oval Lakes. The trail continues winding through thick forest for approximately 4 more miles befor...
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