Fragrance & Lost Lakes


Day Hike - Fragrance & Lost Lakes

This variation includes the Cyrus Gates Overlook, the new Rock Trail and a loop of Lost Lake.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft

Meet at the Lost Lake trailhead/parking in Larrabee State Park on Hwy 11 (Chuckanut Drive) at 9:00 a.m.  This trailhead is on the east side of Hwy 11 north of MP 14 and the Whatcom County line.  Discover Pass is required for parking.  Leader Chuck Gustafson, 360-766-4045.  Please no calls after 7:00 p.m

June 11, Wed. – Lost Lake Loop, (USGS Bow & Bellingham S., however Square One Map’s “Chuckanut Recreation Area” is far superior).  Est. 10 mi. and 2,500+’ gross elev. gain.  Our Wed. trip avoids the crowds.  Route will go over the Cyrus Gates Lookout and down the  new Rock Trail before circling Lost Lake and stopping at the spectacular viewpoint on Ender's Trail.  Pace will be moderate.  A treat to share is always welcome.  Party limit 8.    Leader Chuck Gustafson, 360-766-4045.  Please no calls after 7:00 p.m

SIGNUP starts on May 31 and ends on June 9.


Fragrance & Lost Lakes

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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