CHS Alumni Hike - Chanterelle Trail

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series Alumni

CHS Alumni Hike - Chanterelle Trail

Scouting hike to explore the new 2019 extension of the Chanterelle trail at Lake Whatcom Park. Views of Lake Whatcom and points NW if weather cooperates.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Leave Chuckanut P&R (I-5 Exit 231) at 8:15am or meet at Chanterelle trailhead at 9am. King/Snohomish County carpool options, Greenlake P&R or Ash Way P&R.

Newly created trail by Bellingham Parks department with a lot of assistance from WTA in 2017 and 2019. Firm with just a few wet spots and steady slope. Nice view of Lake Whatcom at the mid-point. Lots of canopy cover. Porta-Potty at the trailhead and another a few yards down from the mid-point.
Post-hike meal possible in Bellingham at Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen



Lake Whatcom Park

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT - Ten Essential Systems

  1. Navigation (map & compass)
  2. Sun protection (sunglasses & sunscreen)
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  5. First-aid supplies
  6. Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
  7. Repair kit and tools
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter (tent/plastic tube tent/garbage bag)
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