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Ross Lake Overview - Nice View

Good easy stop to a really nice view. The Overview is a small parking area that provides a view of... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
MikeB1952
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Visit the lake, not just the overlook on Hwy 20.

If you only stop by the two small overlooks on Hwy 20 (and yes, there are only two, and very... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Cellowu
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Good easy stop to a really nice view. The Overview is a small parking area that provides a view of Ross Lake. The Lake is quite scenic. The view provides a melding of the water with the mountains beyond. Really nice sight. Short stop. Don't...More

Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 10 September 2018

If you only stop by the two small overlooks on Hwy 20 (and yes, there are only two, and very ignorable if you do not pay attention since it's not like Diablo Lake Vista Point which has a gigantic parking lot with road sign), you...More

2  Thank Cellowu
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Beautiful location, with clear blue skies in the middle of June, we felt spoilt! So great to see snow still on the mountains and enjoy the crystal blue waters.

2  Thank Ambahkiwi
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

On our annual cross country motorcycle trip we had the chance to check out this lake. It is a beautiful lake and you will need a camera. The color of the water is incredible. Travel safe...

Thank Fred N
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Nice view from here but best stop and view is nearby at the Diablo Lake Overlook. The Ross Lake is bigger than Diablo on the map but it is hard to see it from this spot.

1  Thank O6378WFannag
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The Overlook to Ross Lake is much smaller than that of Diablo Lake, but the view still beautiful. It is basically a turnout with no facilities. It can be found 3.5 miles east of Diablo Lake Overlook, and is immediately after the Ross Dam Trail...More

1  Thank PierreMalmaison
Reviewed 15 July 2017

It has a nice view but you only need to stop about 5 minutes to see it. Diablo Lake and Dam are way better to spend some time at.

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Diabloo lake is the best for all activities. You would hardly get any view of Ross lake from here. Since it is on the way forward in the cascade loop one can spend 5 mins stopping by.

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is a must stop for everyone especially after a long drive in the North Cascades National Park. Every time my hubby and I visited this place in September, it's always cold, and whether it's sunny or gray, rainy day, be prepared to wear warm...More

2  Thank MimieW
Reviewed 11 September 2016

If you're like me, you came to this part of the world to visit North Cascades National Park. What you find out when you get here is that the National Park is the least accessible part of the region, and the majority of visitors spend...More

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