Palisades View Point, Washington
Posted by: Volcanoguy
N 46° 41.043 W 121° 32.970
10T E 610922 N 5171076
Quick Description: The Palisades View Point is located along U.S. Hwy. 12 about 2.5 miles east of junction with Wash. Hwy. 123.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 11/15/2006 9:56:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMYQH
The Palisades are a rock formation of dacite columns on the west side of Ayance Canyon. There are three interpretive signs at this view point, one on the palisades, one on travel across the Cascades, and one on Mt. Rainier. There use to be a view of Mt. Rainier but the trees have grown up blocking the view.
Describe - Highway or Road number: U.S. Hwy. 12
Closest town or city: Packwood, Washington
Number of parking spots available: 15
Winter View: no
Summer View: yes
Year around access ?: no
Comfort station on site: yes
Is a photo of an "Information Sign"included?: Yes
Name if a website describes this location.: Not listed
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