Rainy Lake, North Cascades National Park

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  • August 9, 2017
    It was an easy walk on a paved path to the look out you can see above. Once there take the forest trail to explore more. Bring at least running shoes for this portion, and a bathing suite, (or not) to...  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    We enjoy hikes with a reward at the end and this hike has one of the best we have seen. Easy, paved trail that anyone can use. Very few people were there so we had the lake to ourselves when we got to...  more »
  • October 12, 2016
    The walk to get to the lake is easy and the reward, the lake view, is large! The path is wide, paved, and fairly flat with quite a few benches to rest on if needed. You walk through some nice woods en...  more »

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North Cascades National Park offers various styles of camping, including camping from a car, RV, or boat at a developed campground (wilderness camping is also available). The park permits numerous private concessionaires to provide lodging within the park's boundaries, so you'll find numerous lodges, rustic resorts, and cabins throughout the park. Many visitors also stay in the assortment of lodges, inns, motels, and campgrounds lining Route 20 on both the western and eastern sides of the park.
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