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Cascades National Park

The Cascades, popular with hikers, are seen from the ridge of Pilchuck Mountain near Winthrop, Wash. (AP)
Frontier look
A brewing company occupies the old Little Red Schoolhouse on Main Street in Winthrop, the park’s eastern gateway. (Sandra L. LaFevre)
An easy hike
Rainy Lake, fed by three falls, is encircled by rock. (Sandra L. LaFevre)