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Ross Lake Resort

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Reviewed 7 March 2015

I have been going to Ross Lake Resort for 20+ years, and each year I look forward to it more than the last. It's always beautiful, cabins always clean, staff always friendly and helpful. No cell phones, no tv, no wifi, no roads, absolutely no distractions from the beauty of Ross Lake. Hiking, fishing, swimming, boating, napping.... It's perfect.

12Thank Travis M
Mount Shasta, California
Reviewed 22 October 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Ross Lake Resort October 13-15, 2014. It is located on Ross Lake in the North Cascades National Park/Recreational Area. It is one of the few parks in the National Park system that does not charge an entrance fee. We had a great time. To get there you will have to take two boats...

16Thank Robnev
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

We did not stay at the resort, but we parked just off highway 20 amd hiked about 2 miles down to a ferry dock via speed boat to be taken to the resort dock. There we rented boats for the day. If you decide to do this, may I suggest you go north and ride the the perimeter of the...

5Thank Icestorm106
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

If you want a true NW experience with the authentic surroundings of a real cabin, this is the right resort. There is noway to describe this experience you really have to see it to believe it. It maybe difficult for some who has limited mobility, but i would just ask. I have never seen such beautiful surroundings, comfortable yet real...

3Thank nettleton44
Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 5 November 2013

My husband and I LOVE Ross Lake Resort. The lodging itself (modern cabin) is basic and dated, but is clean and has everything you need. The location, of course, it what makes this place amazing. It is truly spectacular.

4Thank Laura R
Lake Forest Park WA
Reviewed 23 October 2013

I was recently able to book a stay at Ross Lake Resort (VERY difficult to get a reservation) and it was a truly wonderful experience. The visit began with driving across Diablo Dam and parking at the Seattle City Light ferry landing, where passengers load their gear onto the boat for a roughly 30-minute ride to a dock just below...

15Thank LFPTraveler
Reviewed 19 July 2013

spent a few days at the Rose Lake resort. Quaint rustic cabins floating on the North side of the lake near the dam. Very tranquil with killer views. Remember to bring your food and drink as the resort only offers accommodation. No village store to go to to get those things you forgot. great hiking and you can rent kayaks,...

7Thank PeterCalc
Buffalo, NY
Reviewed 11 October 2012

We decided to try out Ross Lake Resort during our first visit to the North Cascades. After hiking down to the dock, we were picked up by the water taxi and taken right to our cabin. The cabins are simple and somewhat dated, but clean and comfortable. Our cabin had a full kitchen and cooking gear, so we had everything...

10Thank LeavesTooOften
Eilat, Israel
Reviewed 13 September 2012

We didn't stay at the resort since we were touring in an RV, but we went up for the day to spend the day on Ross lake. We took the Diablo Lake Ferry ($10/each way, run by the electric company that owns the dams and hydro stations) which was met by a truck from the resort (which then brought us...

9Thank Binyamin8
Everett, Washington
Reviewed 27 August 2012

We'd never heard of this place despite being native Washingtonians. I came across it on TripAdvisor. Apparently we got very lucky because I happened to call right after a cancellation and was therefore able to get us a couple of nights at the resort. Normally the place is booked solid a year in advance. The folks at the front desk...

9Thank Lee J

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Additional Information about Ross Lake Resort

Address: 503 Diablo St., North Cascades National Park, WA 98283-9726
Region: United States > Washington > North Cascades National Park
Price Range: €50 - €97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Ross Lake Hotel North Cascades National Park
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“The farther down the boardwalkl your cabin is, the fewer people will be walking in front of your cabin, so try to get one toward the end.”
ThorneBirdGT, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't know about other rooms but number 7 was great.”
gregp422, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Try to score modern cabin #8 if you want electric heat rather than a wood stove. The little cabins have a queen size bed and are better for couples. But they only have wood stove for heat.”
  • Glorious sunrise over resort
  • Sunrise over Ross Lake
  • Beautiful area looking toward Ross Lake Dam
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  • Another beautiful sunrise over Ross Lake
Robnev, 22 Oct 2014 | Read review
“If you find yourself on the wait list, keep calling to inquire on cancellations. Better yet, if you're 'local,' stop by and inquire about cancellations in person. That's how we scored our reservation! :)”
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looking4honeymoon, 4 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Book early. At least a YEAR early!”
LFPTraveler, 23 Oct 2013 | Read review
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