From exploring the serene beauty of Diablo Lake in Washington’s North Cascades to uncovering hidden gems in its surrounding wilderness, here are 9 of the most awe-inspiring and memorable experiences from our trip.

The lake is located along the Skagit River and formed by the Diablo dam

The gorgeous Diablo Lake is about two hours northeast of Seattle

The Diablo Lake Trail is a beautiful and easy trail that circles the lake

Fishing trips for salmon and trout

Bald eagles congregate along the Skagit River in pursuit of spawning salmon

The water in Diablo Lake gets a distinctive color from suspended glacial flour

Rare sight- a black bear

Rare sight- a black bear


We absolutely loved our time camping at the secluded and picturesque Hidden Cove Campground!