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Beautiful Drive - DETOUR APRIL 2017

This road is out right now due to a landslide between Woodland and Cougar. We had to detour - but... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
pitterpat000
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Gainesville, Georgia
Great day trip!

503 follows the Lewis River, and you can get as far back into the back-of-beyond as you'd like to... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Pat F
,
Seattle, Washington
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Small, scenic road cutting across lush rain forest and several small towns.
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  • Very good60%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“lewis river” (3 reviews)
“day trip” (2 reviews)
“cougar” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Woodland, WA
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

This road is out right now due to a landslide between Woodland and Cougar. We had to detour - but the detour is well marked and clear. They've set up an A.M. station to tell you what's happening, too. It was amazing to go drive...More

Thank pitterpat000
Reviewed 30 September 2016

503 follows the Lewis River, and you can get as far back into the back-of-beyond as you'd like to go. The scenic part doesn't really start until after Cougar. Just keep going. We went to the Lower Lewis River Falls and did some hiking, as...More

Thank Pat F
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This is a really nice drive there are lots of parks along the way with river access. There was a little road construction that looks like it will be ongoing that delayed traffic quite a bit as you leave Woodland .

Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 4 December 2013

The town of Woodland at milepost 21 on I-5 in Washington is the place to begin your day trip. The great attraction is scenery including forested slopes, open scenic valleys, mountain peaks and waterfalls. Locals will be glad to suggest things to see along the...More

10  Thank jbinwa
Reviewed 22 August 2011

Once you get out of town a ways, there are plenty of trees & a nice drive along the river. There are a few boat launches and little places to swim.

Thank beachchic07
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