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Day Hike - Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve

This will be a six mile loop with about 1000 feet of elevation gain through mixed forest on a rather new, firm trail system. A waterfall and a view to Lake Whatcom.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,400 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

Lookout Mountain Forest preserve trailhead off Lake Louise road. Be ready to hike at 9am. No parking passes required and a toilet at the parkng lot. Close to Bellingham for post hike meal or beverages.

A few places with shallow mud, gaiters suggested, hiking poles optional, nothing too steep or slippery. Snow might necessitate traction augmentation or rescheduling.

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Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve


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Required Equipment

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The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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