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, www.SWITMO.org. 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.