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Get On The Water!

The perfect way to cool off during the warm months along the Loop is to hit the water! The Cascade Loop is home to wildly different landscapes as you travel along, and the number and types of bodies of water we like encounter is pretty wild. Swim, float, raft, SUP, kayak, or play at a Splash Pad! 

Adventures on and in the water!

Splash Pads

Cool down with the kiddos on a hot summer day!

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Take a guided kayak trip and explore the Puget Sound during your Cascade Loop adventure!

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Raft or Float

Whether you want white water or a relaxing, slow float, we got ya covered!

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Because the Cascade Loop is home to a LOT of rivers, lakes, streams and the Puget Sound, it's safe to say one can do a whole lot of fishing here!

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Most folks are swimming during Summer in Lake Chelan, the Columbia River and numerous other lakes, rivers and the Puget Sound. These guys hit an Alpine Lake in Spring...brrrr

Paddle Boarding (SUP)

Photo by Oly Mingo. Either bring your own, rent or take a guided paddle board trip and explore lakes, rivers and the Puget Sound

Washington State Ferries

Travel between Mukilteo in the Snohomish River Valley and Clinton on the Whidbey Scenic Isle Way

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Tour Boats

Explore Diablo Lake with Skagit Tours and Lake Chelan with Lady of the Lake

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Beach Combing

Whidbey Island, Camano Island, Skagit Valley/Fidalgo Islands have a LOT of beaches to explore along


Either haul your own or rent a boat and explore lakes, rivers and the Puget Sound

Bird of the Week: The Ruddy Duck
With a cinnamon body and bright blue bill, the male Ruddy Duck is one of our most noticeable and memorable ducks. But look closer and longer and you'll notice that… Read More >>>>
Local Color on The Loop Issue 5: Leaf Seaburg
Being in touch with nature comes easily for Leaf Little Fox Seaburg, owner and guide of Methow Fishing Adventures in Twisp, WA. Born and raised in the Methow Valley,… Read More >>>>
Northwest Ferry Adventure Guide
New York City has the subway, London has the double-decker bus, and Seattle NorthCountry has the ferry. For over 65 years, ferries have been used to shuttle people from the… Read More >>>>
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