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Whoever rated this as easy is a jerk. The map here on the app, AS IS, is only easy until the last side of the island that heads east to close the loop. This last stretch (the north side i suppose) featured heavy brush and vertical rocky climbs and descents. We had a young child in a carrier and did not appreciate this part of it.

The map in the book that sent us here (75 hikes near seattle) sends you doubling back from the second lookout and then proceeding east to close the loop from the south side of the peak. I should have paid much closer attention to the discrepancy between the app and the book. Lesson learned.

That said, one of the best hikes we have done since moving here. Amazing views, will be back.

hiking
7 days ago

Awesome trail!!

16 days ago

Great family hike. We did this hike with a five year old and a 4 year old. We suggest you take the side trail to the point where the view of the sound was great.

Great place for a small hike.

hiking
20 days ago

on Whistle Lake Trail

hiking
25 days ago

Fairly easy trail close to Anacortes. You can make it as hard or as long as you like.