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Events under 'Audubon Hiking'
Thursday, December 08, 2022

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.  

Event Name

Date

Hike-Deception Pass Area*

DECEMBER  14      DECEPTION PASS AREA*   Hike on trails at Sharp’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 for your vehicle if you park in Deception Pass State Park.  You may leave when all in your car are safely back to the trailhead.  Easy to moderate hike depending on route taken.  *Means Washington State Discover Pass is required.

Wed. Dec 14, 2022 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hike-Padilla Bay Shore Trail

DECEMBER   21      PADILLA BAY SHORE TRAIL   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.  You may leave when you return to your car.  Easy hike.               

Wed. Dec 21, 2022 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hike-Northern State Recreation Area

DECEMBER  28    NORTHERN STATE RECREATION AREA (NSRA)  Hike trails in this Skagit County Park east of Sedro-Woolley, many options available, up to 7 or more miles, little elevation gain.   Meet at 9 am in the NSRA parking lot off of the Helmick Road.    Drive east of Sedro-Woolley on Highway 20 past the stoplight at Fruitdale Road.   Continue about 2 more miles and turn left onto the Helmick Road.  Drive north on the Helmick Road about a half a mile and the parking lot will be on your left.  You may leave when all are safely back to your car.

Wed. Dec 28, 2022 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hike-Interurban Trail*

JANUARY 04 2023      INTERURBAN TRAIL*   Walk off some of those holiday pounds on the Interurban Trail, several options available.  Up to 14 or more  miles; slight elevation gain.  Meet at 9 am at the Lost Lake Trailhead parking lot, formerly known as the Clayton Beach Parking lot, at the south end of Larrabee State Park on Chuckanut Drive.  Return time depends on hike option you select.  WA State Discover Pass required for your vehicle.   You may leave when all in your car are safely back to the trailhead.  Easy to moderate depending on route taken.  *Means Washington State Discover Pass is required.

Wed. Jan 4, 2023 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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