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We only hiked part of the Chain Lakes Loop, starting at the Bagley Lakes Loop trailhead. We had to cross a bridge or small dam to get to the Chain Lakes Loop on the other side of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Helen C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only hiked part of the Chain Lakes Loop, starting at the Bagley Lakes Loop trailhead. We had to cross a bridge or small dam to get to the Chain Lakes Loop on the other side of the Lower Bagley Lake. The Chain Lakes Loop is challenging for weak knees: we got help to cross over rocky places. For all... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this hike many lakes, wildflowers, incredible peaks, relatively easy. Don't miss it if you are in the area.

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Thank mango93
Sunrise Beach, Missouri, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 August 19, 2016 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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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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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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