CHS 2 Hike - Oyster Dome-Samish Overlook Loop

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Oyster Dome-Samish Overlook Loop

This hike starts off of Chuckanut Drive (Hwy 11). we'll hike up a newly renovated trail that takes us to a lovely rock overlook with views of Samish Bay and some San Juan Islands in the distance. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph).

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

Let's meet at the trailhead off of Chuckanut Drive at 8:30AM. It's about a 75 minute drive from Seattle. More meet up details to follow. 



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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