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Ross Lake National Recreation Area

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Ross Lake National Recreation Area is the most accessible part of the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. The national recreation area includes three reservoirs: Ross Lake, Diablo Lake, and Gorge Lake—water gateways to more remote areas. Ringed by mountains, Ross Lake camping offers many…

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  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Group
  • Cabins


For Campers

  • Market
  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires


5 Reviews of Ross Lake National Recreation Area

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sarah L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2021

Hidden hand campground

Backpacked into Ross lake area and camped at hidden hand. We stayed at an equestrian friendly spot and there was a fire pit and nice flat area for our tent. The spot was a few min walking to the lake and we watched the sunrise there

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Month of VisitNovember
Jenna F.
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2019

One of my favorite annual hiking trips!

We do an annual hiking trip at Ross Lake.  Amazing hikes, glacier-fed lake - which is icy cold if you decide to hike all the way up to Desolation Outlook and need to cool down your body after the evaluation climb.  You can rent motorized boats to access even more campgrounds.  Canoe or stand up…

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Month of VisitSeptember
Jackson D.
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2018

Prue Bliss

Love coming out here. I came out here last summer with a group of friends. Great place to relax for the weekend. Fantastic place to go out on a boat if you got one, or go swimming :)

highly recomend

Month of VisitAugust


Ross Lake National Recreation Area is located in Washington


48.98500053 N
121.07100055 W

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