Washington Pass Observation Site


Washington Pass Overlook

Short paved fully accessible trail to view  Liberty Bell Mountain, Early Winters Spires and Kangaroo Ridge.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For current forest service road, trail or campground conditions go to: http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/okawen/alerts-notices
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Fee not required.
Open Season: July - October
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: August
Busiest Season: August
Restrictions: No camping.
Closest Towns: Mazama, Wa
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: Not required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District

General Information


Short trail flat paved trail to Washington Pass Observation Site is fully accessible.


From Winthrop, drive west 30 miles on Highway 20, turn right onto paved road to Washington Pass Overlook, drive 2 miles to parking area.

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Picnic tables are available at this site for day use.


Toilets Vault toilets are wheelchair accessible.
Accessible Fully accessible, easy, paved trail with no elevation gain.
Picnic tables for day use only. No camping allowed.
Parking paved parking
Interpretive Site interpretive information
Drinking water in summer months