USA Blue Lake, North Cascades, Washington
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A popular climbing approach to Liberty Bell and the Early Winters Spires, Blue Lake is a fine destination. The lake is well represented by its name, being a deep blue to turquoise blue in color.
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About a three and a half hour drive from Seattle, take I-5 north, then highway 20 east to the parking lot a few miles beyond Rainy Pass, but before Washington Pass (the drive is beautiful too). The hike is about 4 miles (~6.5 kilometers) with 1000 feet (~300 meters) of elevation gain.