Skagit Audubon

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Start Date: Wed. May 10, 2017 8:30 am - 9:30 am


Hike to a mirror lake in a rock trench on Chuckanut Mountain! Both options below will utilize a new trail. The Rock Trail, completed in 2014, connects the Cyrus Gates Overlook with the Lost Lake Trail in the trench below.

Option I: This is a STRENUOUS 10 mile hike with an elevation gain of 2,400 feet. For Option I, meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Lost Lake parking lot (formerly known as the Clayton Beach lot) at the south end of Larrabee State Park off Chuckanut Drive. Return time for this hike will be 3 p.m.

Option II: This is a MUCH LESS STRENUOUS 7.2 mile hike with several hundred feet of elevation gain. For Option II meet at 9 a.m. at the North Chuckanut parking lot located on the east side of Chuckanut Drive between the Old Samish Highway and California Street. This is at about milepost 18.5. Option II hikers will pool rides and drive to the Cyrus Gates Overlook where the hike will begin. Return time for this hike is to the North Chuckanut parking lot at 2 p.m. Drivers will need to be shuttled back to the Cyrus Gates Overlook.

A Discover Pass is required for those parking in Larrabee State Park.

It is not required for those parking in the North Chuckanut parking lot.  


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Skagit Audubon Society holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month except for the months of July and August. We meet at 7:00 pm at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center(Google map), 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd. Mount Vernon. Meetings are open to all.

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