Skagit Audubon

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Events under 'Audubon Hiking'
Friday, February 22, 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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Terry Slotemaker or his designee will lead us on a hike in the Anacortes Forest Lands. 6.8 miles with1600 ft. elevation gain. A 3.41 mile self-guided option around Whistle Lake only is also available. Meet at 9 am at the Heart Lake parking lot off the Heart Lake Road south of Anacortes. You may leave when you return to the trailhead.
Wed. Feb 27, 2019 9:00 am
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Hike a loop that includes Cranberry Lake, beaches, the south side of Deception Pass, Cornet Bay and a 450 foot climb up Goose Rock. Total el. gain for the day is about 1150 feet. Meet at 9 a.m. in the east side parking lot at Cranberry Lake near the main entrance to Deception Pass State Park 6.2 miles for the basic loop hike; add 4.0 miles if you hike on beach south to the naval station border (10.2 miles); You may leave when your car of people has returned to the trailhead. Discover pass required to park in the park. NOTE: HAVE EAR PROTECTION WITH YOU IN CASE THE WHIDBEY JETS ARE FLYING LOW AND LOUD.
Wed. Mar 6, 2019 9:00 am
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