Rainy Lake Trail. Add Photo (s) Drop Photo (s) This page is a stub. Lewis Lake, a high alpine lake in North Cascades National Park, is one of many lakes that volunteer anglers stock with baby trout. Like and Share. View High-Resolution Image. October 9th, 2014, loop trail with a distance of 8 miles to a max elevation of 6850 with 2000 gain. 1930 feet elevation gain does not tell the tale of the boulder field. Thriving most in nature, you can find me chasing memories from the break of dawn 'til dusk. To create customized species lists for North Cascades National Park Service Complex, visit the Reports page and enter or select North Cascades National Park (NOCA) in the Choose Park drop-down menu. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in North Cascades National Park, Washington on Tripadvisor: See 1,091 traveler reviews and photos of North Cascades National Park tourist attractions. North Cascades National Park Complex is a complex of the United States National Park Service (NPS) located in the north-central portion of the state of Washington.The complex manages three contiguous NPS units: North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake National Recreation Area, and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area totaling 684,187 acres and simultaneously established on Oct 2, 1968. Remember not to pee in the stream you are planning to use. May 23, 2020 - While hiking along the Maple Pass Loop, consider adventuring on the extra spur trail over to Lewis Lake in North Cascades NP. Select one of the options under Park … Find what to do today, this weekend, or in December. Make your way through the boulder field and you will end up at the shores of Lewis Lake (5,700'). Baker National Forest, WA. AVAILABLE FOR SALE: Follow @northcoastgreg. Be the first to share what you think! On a hot day this is a great spot to take a break and cool off. Subscribe and Download now! North Cascade glaciers are a world apart, remote yet vital to us. Terry Richard / The OregonianBlack Peak in North Cascades National Park; the route is the left ridge. Looking down on Lewis Lake. KAREN SYKES, SPECIAL TO THE P-I. hide. • 0.1 Miles NE - North Cascades - Lewis Lake - 245 • 0.1 Miles E - North Cascades - Lewis Lake - 360 • 0.6 Miles E - North Cascades - Route to Black Peak - 360 • 0.8 Miles W - North Cascades - Wing Lake 180 • 0.9 Miles W - North Cascades - Wing Lake - 360 • 0.9 Miles W - North Cascades - Wing Lake and Milky Way 360 ... our eyes were drawn by the turquoise glint of Lewis Lake, reached by a side trail. 728. They transition from green to lime, then yellow and gold before falling to the ground. 94% Upvoted. About 1 mile into hike, you'll reach a fork. Rainy Pass is accessible by vehicle via the North Cascades Highway (circa 270km from Vancouver), and a good trail leads one past Lake Ann, and through Heather Pass, to Lewis Lake and on to Wing Lake. It is the base camp for climbers seeking to summit Black Peak, and it makes for a dramatic overnight for backpackers as well. The park celebrates its 40th anniversary this summer. Contributions to WTA are tax deductible, and we are committed to making the best use of every donation to our mission. Natural Atlas is powered by contributors like you. "The North Cascades are Calling!" 47. Buffalo Run Inn Frisco Mountain Heather Pass Lake Ann Lewis Lake Maple Pass North Cascade Highway North Cascade National Park Rainy Lake Rainy Pass Washington Cascades. View from camp at Lewis Lake, North Cascades National Park [3799x3024][WA] Close. We weren’t able to leave until Saturday due to a Friday evening session I had so we woke up at the crack of dawn and got on the road to the North Cascades. We weren’t able to leave until Saturday due to a Friday evening session I had so we woke up at the crack of dawn and got on the road to the North Cascades. The river's mean annual discharge is about 6,125 cubic feet per second (173.4 m 3 /s). Once at Marblemount, continue on Highway 20 into the park. The larch needles were near peak color. If you know the place and/or have some photos to share, we'd love your help! Just one of 700 such streams draining North Cascade glaciers. Next Article Maple Pass Loop & Black Peak (days 2 & 3): Lewis Lake to Wing Lake … The Snake soon flows out of Yellowstone into Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Lake. Getting to Wing Lake seemed pretty tame from first glance – 12 miles round trip with an elevation gain of 2652 feet. Continue around the left side of Lewis Lake and follow the trail up the northwest slope another 1,200' until you reach Wing Lake (6,905'). Rome2rio makes travelling from Fort Lewis to North Cascades National Park easy. 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