mountain biking
3 months ago

The mountain biking is closer to moderate than easy but doable for our whole family and really fun! Warning...it’s a bit confusing following the trails but getting lost isn’t a big deal since it’s just a series of intertwining loops and connector trails. Anacortes bike shop has a detailed map (even though no one at the shop has actually mountain biked there). Cranberry lake is a beautiful little lake!

hiking
6 months ago

There are difficult hikes in here as well as flat ground. Be sure to pick your trail wisely as there are about 30! The full hike around the lake usually takes a couple hours, it’s gorgeous!
There are smaller trails that can fill just twenty minutes as well.

hiking
6 months ago

Great trail that circles the lake, there's also a small cave on the northeast part.

hiking
11 months ago

Followed the 101 trail all the way around the outskirts of the lake. Very rooty with rocks. Enjoyed the 2mile journey, not to hard of a hike but enough to raise your heart rate just a bit.

hiking
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Fun leisurely hike. Not much of an incline till after the lake. Lake was nice tho. Nothing crazy. Got stuck in the dark going back

Sunday, June 04, 2017

Great place for a small hike.

walking
Sunday, May 14, 2017

Love this hike even though the recent fire has closed some of my favorite parts you can go the other way and it's wonderful.

hiking
Wednesday, September 07, 2016

We enjoyed the well labeled, well maintained trails. Recent fire blocked off the opportunity to do a nice loop hike as planned. Very family friendly. However, if you are looking for a wilderness type of experience, this is not it. More like a Seattle Metro Park.

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

A local favorite. Be advised that as of late august the east side of the lake is indefinitely closed due to a forest fire.

paddle sports
Friday, May 20, 2016

I loved this lake so much that after my hike around it, I came back with kayaks and floated around it. Very easy hike and small lake. Loved the area with dead trees springing up through the lake and the beautiful swampy area just south of the lake. Trails are taken care of and properly labeled. Love the resting/view spots along the lake. Can't wait to try the rope swing!

hiking
Saturday, March 26, 2016

Beautiful and super easy.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Loved it, even in the rain

trail running
Sunday, May 12, 2013

I run a variation of the Cranberry Lake trails a few times a week. Depending on where you start, the trail can be out and back, a loop, or point to point. Some of the trails may be a bit sketchy for the overprotective parent, but overall it is a pretty easy family friendly trail. Some trails are limited to foot, horse, bikes, motorcycles, or a combination of any of those. Check the city of Anacortes' website and with the parks department for info. I think maps are available in town at the bike shop at 17th Street and Commercial Avenue.

mountain biking
Monday, June 06, 2011

In the Anacortes Community Forest Lands this has some wide jeep trail that connects the Single track around the lake. some easy family trails and some rocky rooty challenging trails.

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