Best Trails near Anacortes, Washington

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on Bowman Bay/Rosario Head T...
2 days ago

hiking

We walked from the Bowman parking lot to Rosario Beach for the tide pools-- WOW! The hike was mostly flat and smooth-- some great views and beautiful madrona trees. There's a rope that guides you through the tide pools to minimize foot trafftic through a delicate ecosystem. We saw all manner of sea vegetables and lots of urchins, tiny crabs, etc. The tide was coming in, so we didn't stay as long as we might have liked-- check the tide schedule online to plan your trip. What a treat for landlubbers like me!

on Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
5 days ago

this is also known as mount Eric

on Deception Pass State Park...
12 days ago

Lottie's loop w the kids. Awesome beach spots for picnics!

on Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
14 days ago

hiking

Well - first of all get a trail map or at least take a picture of map at trail head. There are many alternate trails throughout connecting to different longer routes and final destinations. I believe I did a portion of trail from this sites map - maybe slightly shorter. I did get to Sugarloaf Mountain top for the scenic views, which were lovely. The beginning of hike is kind of steep, but overall moderate. I'd say it is worth checking out as well as the other trails. Look at your map ahead of time a plan out where you want to go

on Guemes Mountain
15 days ago

It is more than just the hike but the overall adventure of getting there. I took the short ferry ride to Guemes Island and stopped in at Anderson's General Store where I reserved a bike to ride to the trail. It is a lovely bike ride along quite roads. The hike itself is no too long and fairly easy, although it did get my heart rate up The trail is beautifully maintained and you walk mostly under tall trees with peek a boo water views. Once to the top the view is beautiful. You look out over islands of the San Juans. It's a must do if you are in the area.

on Bowman Bay/Rosario Head T...
26 days ago

hiking

Amazing!! Great hike, perfect on a beautiful day for those that like to meditate. The views are stunning! I will go back many times, I'm sure of it..

on Tommy Thompson Trail
1 month ago

It is just a beautiful trail❤️
Love how peaceful it is

on Deception Pass State Park...
1 month ago

hiking

I recently moved to oak harbor and this bridge caught my eye. There is so many trails down it, it's unbelievable. There's a couple trails you can take kids down by the beach. To get down there your able to start from the oak harbor entrance going down on the left side or there's a rode right before entering the bridge from the same side. WARNING you will need an adventure pass (30/year or 10/day). There is some free days like holidays that are free to everyone!

on Whistle Lake Trail
1 month ago

hiking

I had amazing hike water clear and lots of trails to choose from

on Sugarloaf Mountain Trail
1 month ago

hiking

Lots of options depending on your hiking ability. Great view at the top as well.

on Bowman Bay/Rosario Head T...
1 month ago

Beautiful beautiful beautiful!

on Deception Pass - Lighthou...
1 month ago

Such an incredibly gorgeous area. Rosario Beach is right there along with Bowman Bay. The trail isn't that long and it's picturesque!

on Deception Pass State Park...
1 month ago

Your trail map needs to be updated. It is beautiful but it is not a loop! The trail drops down a cliff, so we back tracked and cut through middle of point on trail. This trail has some significant drop offs so not recommended for young kids.

on Deception Pass State Park...
2 months ago

Amazing place with outstanding views. Was able to spot a seal at the bottom of a cliff hanging out in the water.