You can snap an awesome picture practically anywhere in Washington since our Evergreen beauty surrounds us everywhere we go… but if you’re looking to capture some breathtaking photos to frame forever, here are 10 gorgeous places around the state where you’ve got to take your camera:
1. North Cascades National Park
In addition to all of the mountainous beauty you'll see, a few of the many areas you'll want to photograph include the Cascade Pass & Stephen Mather Wilderness, Glacier Peak Wilderness, Goat Lake, Wild Sky Wilderness, etc.
2. Lake Chelan
Despite current conditions, your camera won't stop clicking here at the largest natural lake in our state because the endless beauty goes on for miles.
3. Steptoe Butte Park / Palouse
This 150-acre park of the plains and Palouse hills provides a stunning natural radiance for photographers.
4. Olympic National Park
You can witness the striking Pacific coastline, alpine trees, temperate rainforest and other incredible wilderness here on the Olympic Peninsula, all ideal for amazing photos.
5. Palouse Falls Park
This Eastern Washington waterfall is always stunning to see, and you'll love exploring the surrounding canyons while you're here too!
6. Riverside State Park
If you like taking pictures of Evergreen trees & beautiful bodies of water, this 14,000-acre camping park just outside of Spokane is guaranteed to provide an amazing landscape.
7. Gifford Pinchot National Forest
Be sure to charge your camera, because virtually everywhere you go in this national forest is photogenic!
8. Columbia River Gorge
You'll definitely want to add some pictures to your album of this canyon at the Columbia River, stretching for over 80 miles down into Oregon.
9. Mt. Rainier National Park
One of our most treasured peaks, Mt. Rainier, can be found in this scenic state park with a number of trails & wilderness for you to hike through and photograph.
10. Snoqualmie Falls
It's almost impossible to resist taking dozens of photos at this iconic waterfall in Snoqualmie!
Where else in Washington do you like to go to take great pics? Share your favorite places with us below!