Chuckanut Ridge & Mountain

Combine trails to make a loop trip over Chuckanut Ridge or Chuckanut Mountain just south of Bellingham. Any combination can give you up to 15 or more miles and over 2,000 feet of elevation gain. Be sure to include a stop at Cyrus Gates Overlook for some great views.

On the trail

Start your hike at the Chukanut Trailhead or Arroyo Park and consider these trails to make a loop up to, along and back down from Chucknut Ridge or Chuckanut Mountain.

  • Chuckanut Falls Trail
  • Chuckanut Ridge Trail
  • Cleator Road
  • Fragrance Lake Trail
  • Hemlock Trail
  • Huckleberry Trail
  • Interurban Trail
  • North & South Lost Lake Trails
  • Madrone Crest Trail
  • Raptor Ridge Trail
  • Lower Ridge Access Trail
  • Lower Salal Trail
  • Salal Trail
  • Difficulty: Very Strenuous
  • Length: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • 1,924 ft
  • Land Manager: Chuckanut Mountain Park
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • USGS Bellingham South
  • USGS Bow
  • Trails of the Chuckanut Mountains
  • Chuckanut Mountain Recreation Map

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  • Chuckanut Mountain
  • Chuckanut Ridge
  • Chuckanut Ridge Loop

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