GoHike Hiking Trip - 3-7 miles, <1,500 feet

Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Series

GoHike Hiking Trip - 3-7 miles, <1,500 feet - Oyster Dome

A moderate day hike just south of Bellingham in the Chuckanut Mountains. From Samish Bay Overlook the trail heads up Blanchard Mountain to reach a very popular viewpoint. This hike can apply toward your GoHike Series graduation!

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  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,050 ft
  • Pace: 1.75-2 mph

Meet at Alger Park and Ride at 8 am.

We will carpool and caravan west to the trailhead from here. Each vehicle will need a Discover Pass.


Oyster Dome

  • USGS Bellingham South

    USGS Bow

    Trails of the Chuckanut Mountains

    Chuckanut Mountain Recreation Map
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Additional details will be provided in the Hello Hiker email.

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