Ladder Creek Falls, North Cascades National Park

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#2 of 10 in Nature in North Cascades National Park
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  • This is a very short and easy hike to some amazing scenery and a beautiful waterfall. Next time we visit we plan to go back at night. They light up the trail and waterfall at night, as it sits directl...  more »
  • If you enter the North Cascades Highway from the Concrete end, one of the first major features you'll come to on the Hwy 20 is the Gorge Dam. you can see the dam and bridge from the highway, but take ...  more »
  • You can see it from the parking spot. But if you open for a short walk you can see it in full glory from the trail on the opposite side.  more »
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  • A lovely stroll over bridges, up stone stairs and around an old garden to view multiple sections of the layers/rungs of these falls. The garden must have been beautiful at one time, but it seems untended at this time. There were a few flowering trees that were quite lovely. The falls are massively thundering and spectacular and should not be missed. There are numerous viewpoints from a bridge, stairs and the final overlook.
  • I was not expecting to find this at a power plant, it was a nice surprise! It's an easy walk, I appreciated the chance to stretch my legs after driving over the mountains. I would love to visit at night and watch the falls change colors.
  • Lights were not working when I went. That was a bummer. But the waterfall was enjoyable.
  • Well worth the hike we live in Anacortes and made the trip several times
  • Right by road so u get car seat windshield tourists...who can barely hike and distrust all others... excessively virtue signal with their car lock beepers...but the waterfall itself is nice
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