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North West

Post by S Allen » Mon Dec 01, 2008 7:09 am

Place for folks in the north west to put their favorite roads.
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North Cascades Hwy & Chuckanut Drive

Post by 67_1600 » Mon Dec 01, 2008 1:39 pm

Two of my favorite drives in northwestern Washington. Chuckanut Drive takes you along the Puget Sound with views of the San Juan islands and the North Cascades Highway (Highway 20) takes you up and over the Cascades with incredible views as well. If you have a full day to kill (or more), the Cascades Scenic Loop is hard to beat if you like mountain views.

Another one a bit further up north that I've only been on a couple of times is the Sea to Sky highway going from the Vancouver, BC area up towards Whistler, BC.

For information as to exact location and such, google any of the above.

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Re: North West

Post by 67_1600 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 8:13 pm

Stevens Pass (Highway 2) in Washington state is a nice drive during the summer and especially fall with all of the colors.


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Re: North West

Post by garth » Wed Jul 08, 2009 12:33 am

Oh yeah. The Chuckanut! Fantastic drive, great views and some fine fine dining spots for fresh seafood. Local oysters and salmon, it does not get any better! I`ll definitely be detouring off the I5 next week on my way south to California.

One of my local favs. The Westside Road in BC`s Okanagan valley. Westbank north to the head of Lake Okanagan, 40 miles of twisties, takes about an hour and 15 minutes. BC`s version of the Dragon.
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North Cascades Highway - WA

Post by 67_1600 » Mon Sep 21, 2009 9:36 pm

Finally got around to a trip over the North Cascades Highway today...

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Re: North West

Post by dbrick » Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:28 pm

Nice views. Is the water really that green?

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Re: North West

Post by 67_1600 » Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:49 pm

dbrick wrote:Nice views. Is the water really that green?
It is, yes. It's hard to get the color very good in pictures, but it's kind of a turquoise color.

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Re: North West

Post by Linda » Mon Sep 21, 2009 11:41 pm

Is that Lake Chelan?

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Re: North West

Post by 67_1600 » Tue Sep 22, 2009 6:57 am

The first lake is Diablo and the second is Ross. I started a bit later than I had wanted so I didn't get to Chelan.

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Re: North West

Post by pebbles » Sat Aug 20, 2011 2:30 pm

Terrain up there near lk diablo is similar to yellowstone nat park. Great drive, I start near Arlington wa north on hiway 9, 40 mi to sr 20 at Sedro Wolley Wa. No stop signs!
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Re: North West

Post by stevec » Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:38 pm

Don't forget the canyon road between Ellensburg and Yakima. Not very long, but if you're going that way it's much better than the freeway!
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Re: North West

Post by Thomcraft » Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:45 pm

dbrick wrote:Nice views. Is the water really that green?
Most of the mountain lake water has bluish green because they are fead with glacial melt.
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Re: North West

Post by Linda » Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:55 pm

A pic by Snoqualmie Falls would be nice. Great scenery

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Re: North West

Post by stevec » Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:58 pm

Snoqualmie Falls is about a mile and a half from my house; I'll see what I can do when the weather gets clearer...

(Which usually happens in July or August! :wink: )
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Re: North West

Post by tjp » Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:00 pm

Does highway 89 around the southeast part of Lake Tahoe count? (sorry no pics) Or is that not far enough north? If not far enough north, feel free to delete my azz.
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