Oyster Dome Trail

MODERATE 427 reviews
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Oyster Dome Trail is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Burlington, Washington that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until August. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
5.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1781 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

trail running

walking

cave

forest

river

views

bugs

muddy

rocky

From the south, take the Larrabee State Park/Chuckanut Drive exit off of I-5 (exit 231) and drive just past the 10 mile post on Chuckanut Drive (SR 11) and park on the paved, wide place on the west shoulder. From Bellingham, take exit 250 and drive south on SR 11 about 12 miles to the paved right shoulder. There probably will be a string of parked cars, and there isn't much room, so come early. The Pacific Northwest Trailhead is on the east side of the highway.

2 hours ago

Beautiful hike for winter time. Easy to moderate. Will do again.

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16 days ago

Hiking partner thought it was more difficult than moderate but I thought moderate was a good rating. Very pretty at the top.

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19 days ago

Great Hike, Bring lots of water.

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1 month ago

Very cool climb but starts pretty steep! Bad part is dogs are not picked up after. Messy

1 month ago

Great trail. Very pretty hike. It took longer than expected with kids so I would recommend bringing lots of water and snacks for kids under 10

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1 month ago

amazing hike...but use caution when running the trail...broke my wrist in 2 places..surgery required...3 staples in my eyebrow....cuts and bruises....all is well and will hike and run it again...ALL MY FAULT for running to fast.

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1 month ago

It was doable in the rain because it was mostly covered with trees. Even with clouds and rain we could still decipher the islands from the land once we got to the top. I bet this would be beautiful on a sunny clear day.

1 month ago

Awesome trail. Awesome views.