Rainy Lake, North Cascades National Park

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Rainy Lake is located in North Cascades National Park. Rainy Lake is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, North Cascades National Park Edition.
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  • Approx 1-2 miles hike. Be wary of the bugs though. Ample amount of parking lots. The lake is really gorgeous and I would definitely revisit it next summers as well.  more »
  • This is an easy walk through beautiful forest to a breathtaking lake and cascading waterfall. Was surprised how gorgeous it was! And paved the whole way so easy for people of all ages. One of the pret...  more »
  • 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 »
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  • For those who want to get up close to a scenic alpine lake, but are not able to hike up steep trails to one, this is for them. From the Rainy Pass parking area a level, paved path leads to a viewing platform. Marvel at snow-capped peaks that send streams of water cascading down sheer cliffs to feed the lake. This place is truly wheelchair accessible.
  • Nice hike. Rainy Lake is an easy one mile walk to the viewing area. Flat. Hike further along the lake through the trees and brush for easy access into the lake if you want to swim, or relax.
  • saw this bear on the other side of Ann lake ...it was great
  • Beautiful with easy acess.
  • Beautiful 1 mile flat paved hike to Rainy Lake. This makes for a great place to stop and strech your legs and enjoy the beauty.
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