CHS 1 Hike - Oyster Dome

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Oyster Dome

Oyster Dome to Lily Lake. CHS1 hike led at pace 1.5-2.0 mph.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

We will meet at the Ash Way Park and Ride in Lynnwood at 7:00 and carpool to the trail head.

Oyster Dome is a classic, well loved and well used hike near Bellingham. It's on Blanchard Mountain in the Blanchard State Forest and it's the only place in the Northwest where the Cascades meet the Salish Sea.

Route/Place

Oyster Dome



  • USGS Bellingham South

    USGS Bow

    Trails of the Chuckanut Mountains

    Chuckanut Mountain Recreation Map
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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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