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Watmough Bay Trail

Lopez Island, Washington

based on 1 reviews



1.59 miles

Elevation Gain

453 ft

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The Watmough Bay Trail on Lopez Island, Washington, is a moderate-level hiking trail that stretches for approximately 1.59 miles. The trail is known for its unique natural features, including a prominent cliff face, a pebble beach, and a protected bay. The trail is relatively flat, making it accessible for most hikers, but there are a few steep sections that require careful navigation. The trail begins in a dense forest, where hikers can observe a variety of local flora and fauna. As the trail progresses, it opens up to reveal stunning views of the bay and the surrounding islands. One of the highlights of the trail is the large rock formation known as Chadwick Hill, which towers over the bay. Hikers should wear sturdy shoes due to the uneven terrain and bring water and snacks as there are no facilities along the trail. The trail is open year-round, but the best time to visit is during the spring and summer months when the weather is most favorable. Despite its moderate difficulty, the Watmough Bay Trail offers a rewarding hike with diverse natural features and stunning views.
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Watmough Bay Trail Reviews

This wooded trail follows a flat dirt path to the beautiful cove of Watmough Bay. Ending at a beach littered with fantastic driftwood, this is a great spot to escape into nature.

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