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Hike-Lost Lake Trail*

Date: Wed. May 22, 2024 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Wednesday May 22nd LOST LAKE TRAIL Hike to a mirror lake in a rock trench on Chuckanut Mountain. Both options below will utilize the Rock Trail completed in 2014, connecting the Cyrus Gates Overlook with the Lost Lake Trail in the trench below. Discover Pass required for those parking in Larrabee State Park**. Discover Pass not required for those parking in the North Chuckanut parking lot. Two options:

Option I is a STRENUOUS 10-mile hike with an elevation gain of 2400 feet. Option II is a much less strenuous 7.2-mile hike with several hundred feet of elevation gain. For Option I (strenuous) meet at 8:30 am at the Lost Lake parking lot (formerly known as the Clayton Beach lot) at the south end of Larrabee State Park off Chuckanut Drive. Return time for this hike will be 3 pm.

For Option II meet at 9 am at the North Chuckanut parking lot located on the east side of Chuckanut Drive between the Old Samish Highway and California Street. This is about milepost 18.5. Option II hikers will pool rides and drive to the Cyrus Gates Overlook where the hike will begin. Return time to the North Chuckanut parking lot will be 2 pm. Drivers will need to be shuttled back to the Cyrus Gates Overlook. Moderate too difficult for Option II.

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