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Mt Baker

Even in August this was a beautiful drive and well worth the 2 hours to get to there. Highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
jaeatloz
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Sunrise Beach, Missouri, USA
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Sunrise Beach, Missouri, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even in August this was a beautiful drive and well worth the 2 hours to get to there. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You take the beautiful but slow Highway 542 to Heather Meadows Visitor Center and from there another 3 miles to Artist Point parking area. Then there are many hikes with extreme beauty and vistas! Definitely worth the drive. Take water and food as there are no concessionaires at the top. Also, would wear good hiking shoes as the trails are... More 

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cairns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

A nice drive but unfortunately and surprisingly we saw no wildlife at all. It was a good road even tough a short part was not paved But in really good condition with no dust

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This scenic hike is best during the summer months. Check to make sure the road to Artist Point is open. Some years, it doesn't open until July. This is a medium difficulty with great views along the way. The Chain Lakes are stunning and in August, we've seen a few people swim in them. Check with the Ranger Station before... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Almost at the top of Mt Baker is where you can start this trail. Wear good shoes no matter the weather. Even in summer there can be patches of snow. Bring a camera and bottles of water. Most people (me included) walk a shorter ways to get the views and then turn around.

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2 Thank KathleenJ88
Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

wonderful scenery, a favorite of mine I have hiked and skied this area dozens of times. I have camped here, the water is refreshing

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

The classic first backpack for northwest families, three women friends found solitude on a Sunday evening. Lovely lakes and loads of blueberries!

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Richmond, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Our group of 7 did this hike on the first August Monday. If you are contemplating about doing thing hike, perhaps a little background on our physical abilities will give you a better idea. Of the seven hikers, 6 of us belong to the same fitness club and or are runners with the 7th member involved in aquasize classes. The... More 

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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Be in good shape, and prepared for spectacular views! This is a hike, not a climb, but the trail requires heavy hiking boots, not sport shoes, because there is a lot of rough rock. If you experience vertigo, this may not be for you. The trail crosses a very steep talus slope, vast in scope. It drops below the trail... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A 4 to five hour loop with fascinating alpine views of snow covered mountains and pristine lakes. The entire loop does require some steep up hill hiking, however it is worth the efforts. Having hiked in many places around the world, this is definitively one of my favorite ones. You will not regret it. If you are not into too... More 

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