June Hikes: 3.5 to 6 miles, 400 to 1,500 feet gain

Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Series

June Hikes: 3.5 to 6 miles, 400 to 1,500 feet gain - Fragrance Lake

Fragrance Lake is an easy, 5.5 mile day hike with 950 ft in elevation gain south of Bellingham in the Chuckanut Mountains. The trail switchbacks up through old cedars to a secluded lake and has a viewpoint overlooking the Puget Sound. This hike can apply toward your GoHike Series graduation!

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  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 950 ft
  • Pace: 1.75 - 2 mph

Meet at Lost Lake Parking Lot, and be ready to go at 9:00 am. Restrooms are available a the trailhead.

Each vehicle requires a Discover Pass.


Fragrance & Lost Lakes

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