Events under 'Audubon Hiking'

Events under 'Audubon Hiking'
Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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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GOOSE ROCK PERIMETER HIKE (Moderate to Difficult)

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 4, 2020 9:00 am
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AROUND MOUNT ERIE Mount Erie Base Circumference (Moderate to Difficult)

Hike around the base of Mount Erie through forests. On its south side are occasional views of lakes, straits, bays, passages and islands. Lots of ups and downs for 1300 ft. el gain. 6.3 mile loop or 6.6 with side trip to Whistle Lake view. Meet at 9:00 a.m. in the parking lot at the Sugarloaf trailhead near the start of the Mt. Erie Road off the Heart Lake Road located south of Anacortes. Estimated return time is 1:00 p.m. There may be an option to hike up Mount Erie from the south side if a guide is available. Portions of this steep trail include minor scrambling.

Wed. Mar 11, 2020 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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The Lookout Mountain trail is on the east side of Lookout Mountain above Lake Whatcom. Basic loop is 5.8 miles which includes a side trail to a lookout; elevation gain is 1000 feet. The Lookout Mountain trailhead is located a mile or so south of the Stimpson Family Nature Reserve on the Lake Louise Road. Whatcom County hikers should drive directly to the trailhead. Other hikers meet at the Chuckanut Drive Park-n-Ride in Burlington at 8:30 am. These people will drive to the trailhead by way of the Alger-Caine Lake Road, the South Lake Whatcom Boulevard and the Lake Louise Road. Stimpson Family Nature Reserve maps will be given out at the Lookout Mountain trailhead. We will meet at the trail head about 9 am.  No dogs allowed at Stimpson Reserve.

Wed. Mar 18, 2020 8:30 am
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