Gain: 1050 ft.
Highest Point: 2025 ft.
5 miles roundtrip
YELLOW: Moderate hike, well-signed, elevation between 1,000-2,000ft., low altitude, novice hikers welcome!
From I-5, take exit 240 (Alger) and head west on Lake Samish Road. Take the first left onto Barrel Springs Road and travel 0.6 mile, to where there is a sign reading “Blanchard Forest Block”. Turn right on the dirt road and travel another 1.7 miles to a sign for “Samish Overlook”. Turn left and pass through the yellowgate (open one hour before sunrise to one hour past sunset) and continue 2.2 miles to the Samish Overlook Day Use Area.
There is parking for 20 vehicles (day use only.) There are vault toilets, picnic tables and benches. A Discover Pass is required.
***In order to attend an official meetup, you MUST have a signed Liability Waiver on file. Please see the Facebook Group for details/link to sign. It takes 60 seconds to complete and one waiver clears you for all meetups!***
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