Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest - Washington Cascades (Chapter)
This is the Washington Cascades chapter from Lonely Planet's Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest guidebook.
Grafted onto one of the more temperamental segments of the Pacific Ring of Fire, the Washington Cascades are a rugged, spectacular mountain range capped by five potentially lethal volcanoes: Mt Baker, Glacier Peak, Mt Rainier, Mt Adams and – fieriest of all – Mt St Helens.
- watch bald eagles soar above the Upper Skagit River during a frigid January float trip
- hike cross country through the North Cascades National Park to the hidden village of Stehekin
- sit in an alfresco hot tub outside the Sun Mountain Lodge and try to remember if you’ve ever enjoyed a more tranquil view
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: North Cascades, Mt Baker Area, Upper Skagit River Valley, North Cascades National Park, Methow Valley, Stehekin, Chelan & Around, South Cascades, Snoqualmie Valley, Tacoma, Mt Rainier National Park Area, Crystal Mountain, St Helens, Mt Adams
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