Skagit Audubon

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Thursday, November 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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Option A:  The East Shore of Lake Whatcom hike is a fairly level hike among trees beside the east shore of Lake Whatcom.  6.25 miles round trip; little elevation gain.  Meet at 9 am at the Chuckanut Drive Park & Ride lot located on the east side of I-5 Exit 231.

Option B:  The Chanterelle Trail hike climbs 1,000 ft. in 2.4 miles to an overlook of Lake Whatcom.  Meeting time and place – same as Option A above.

Wed. Dec 4, 2019 9:00 am
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Easy to Moderate depends on route chosen route.  Hike on trails at Sharpe’s Park, Rosario and Bowman’s Bay. Up to 8.7 or more miles, up to 700 or 800 ft total el gain. Meet at 9 a.m. at Sharpe’s Park trailhead off of Rosario Road south of Anacortes. Parking is limited at Sharpe’s Park so please car pool if possible. Contact Joan Melcher (see above) if you need driving directions to Sharpe’s Park. WA State Discover Pass required if you park in Deception Pass State Park.

Wed. Dec 11, 2019 9:00 am
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Easy.  Take some time out from a busy pre-Christmas week and spend the morning walking from the Breazeale Nature Center south along the Padilla Bay dike and back, an easy 6.7 miles. Meet at 9 am at the Breazeale Nature Center in Bayview. 

Wed. Dec 18, 2019 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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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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