Cascade Mountains { 8 galleries }

The Cascade Range or Cascades is a major mountain range of western North
America, extending from southern British Columbia through Washington and Oregon to Northern California. It includes both non-volcanic mountains, such as the North Cascades, and the notable volcanoes known as the High Cascades.

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  • North Cascades National Park
    8 galleries
    The Skagit River Hydroelectric Project is a series of three dams with hydroelectric power-generating stations on the Skagit River in northern Washington State. The dams that makeup the project are Ross dam, Diablo dam, and Gorge dam. The project is owned and operated by Seattle City Light to provide electric power for the City of Seattle and surrounding communities.
  • Mount Rainier National Park
    26 galleries
    Mount Rainier National Park is located in the Cascade Mountain Range in the Pacific Northwest. It was established on March 2, 1899 as the fifth national park in the United States. Many say that Rainier is the most beautiful of all the 60 National Parks. Rainier encompasses 236,381 acres including all of Mount Rainier, a 14,411-foot stratovolcano. The mountain rises abruptly from the surrounding land with elevations in the park ranging from 1,600 feet to over 14,000 feet. Rainier is the highest point in the Cascade Range, around it are valleys, waterfalls, subalpine meadows, old-growth forest and more than 25 glaciers.
  • Southwest Cascade Mountain Range
  • Oregon Cascades
    9 galleries