Skagit Audubon

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

As usual, weather, logging, construction or other unexpected conditions might cause changes or cancellations in the following hikes. If you have questions or want information on any of the hikes, call JOAN MELCHER, 360-424-0407, or e-mail  All the hikes are on a Wednesday. Dogs are discouraged on Audubon-sponsored hikes. If dogs are on a hike, they must be on a leash at all times.  

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Hike to the Oyster Dome on Blanchard Mountain. OPTION 1: Begin and end at the Pacific Northwest Trail TH on Chuckanut Drive near mile post 10. 9 miles, 2000 ft el gain. Meet at 9 am at this location. Hikers need to download the map and instructions from the SWITMO web site, Go to the “Great Hikes” page and under “Skagit County hikes” click on “Blanchard, Oyster Dome from Chuckanut Drive and back”.  You may meet Joan Melcher at the Chuckanut Park-n-Ride by 8:30 am for a map and instructions. 2:30 pm return to TH OPTION 2: Begin and end hike at the Samish Overlook. WA State Discover Pass required at this location. 6.0 to 7.4 miles, 900 ft el gain with a 2:00 pm return to TH Opportunities for side trips to North Butte, Lily Lake, and Lizard Lake. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Chuckanut Drive Park-n-Ride, exit 231 from I-5 on the east side of I-5.
Wed. Apr 24, 2019 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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This hike will be a self-guided hike at Fort Ebey State Park and/or on the Kettles trails near Fort Ebey State Park. Miles hiked here depend on the individual. The wild rhododendrons may be starting to bloom. Meet at 9 a.m. at the March Point Park-n-Ride. Discover Pass required to park at Fort Ebey State Park.
Wed. May 1, 2019 9:00 am
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