Oyster Dome


Day Hike - Oyster Dome

Oyster Dome is a moderate, 6.5 mile in-and-out day hike with 1,900 ft in elevation gain.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,900 ft

Meeting place:
Green Lake Park and Ride, 6601 8th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115, United States
Time: 9:00am 
Pace: moderate/fast

The trail heads steeply up Blanchard Mountain right away to reach the viewpoint and some bat caves.  Good early season hike north of Mount Vernon with a great view of the Puget Sound.


Oyster Dome

  • USGS Bellingham South

    USGS Bow

    Trails of the Chuckanut Mountains

    Chuckanut Mountain Recreation Map
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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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