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Great mountain views

Take a drive, but stop often to enjoy the views. The mountains are fantastic. Granted, they are not as tall as Mt Rainier, but they are very impressive for sure. The fall... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Take a drive, but stop often to enjoy the views. The mountains are fantastic. Granted, they are not as tall as Mt Rainier, but they are very impressive for sure. The fall foliage was a nice plus for us, but my guess is that any time is a great time for viewing in this area.

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This was a complete surprise for me. I headed out for a hike on Mount Baker to get some fresh air and clear my head. This trail was like a blaze of color with amazing views,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Hiked this trail yesterday (oct 2nd). Beautiful fall colors (yellow, orange, red...) everywhere. Great views of Baker and Shukasan. I recommand on parking at Austin Pass (next parking after overflow parking of wild good trail), taking the wild goose trail and joining Artist Point and start the loop. Wild goose trail is quite of steep so I recommand on hiking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

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

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Sunrise Beach, Missouri, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 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 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 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 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 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 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 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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