Hiking The Cascade Pass Trail

The 30th most popular hiking trail in Washington.

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Northeast of Seattle and east of Marblemount, the Cascade Pass Trail is a 7 mile roundtrip trek to Cascade Pass through jagged Alps-like mountains. Theres an additional 4 mile trek to Sahale Arm which is known for its wildflowers.

To reach the hiking trailhead from Marblemount, head east on SR20 for 23 miles. Turn onto Cascade River Road and follow to the end.

Overall, Cascade Pass Trail is the 30th most popular hiking trail of all 56 hikes in Washington. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Cascade Pass Trail including Southern Trails and Northern Trails.

North Cascades (WA/US)

North Cascades (WA/US)

Cascade Pass Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  NCNP (360) 599-2714; WA Tourism (800) 544-1800.

Recommended Book:  "Backpacking Washington" from Craig Romano

Recommended Map:  "North Cascades National Park" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  Jul. - Aug.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Ross Lake Cabins (206) 386-4437

Reference Source:  click here http://www.nps.gov/noca/

GPS:  48.47516, -121.07749

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  7/5/2016

ID:  14496

Cascade Pass Trail Hiking Map


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