Diablo lake Vista Point

Diablo Lake is a reservoir in the North Cascade mountains of northern Washington state, United States. It is 3 hours road trip from Redmond. The unique, intense turquoise hue of the lake’s water is attributed to the surrounding glaciers that grind rocks into a fine powder that is carried into the lake through creeks. That fine powder stays suspended in the lake, giving the water its…

Mt St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

On May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens Erupted, shaken by an earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale. Mt St Helens Visitor center is 2 hours drive from Redmond WA. It is perfect for a sunny day trip. Visitor Center: Get the maps and newsletter from here. There is a snack shop at the visitor…