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Michael McFarlane

Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Headquarters
3373 Mount Baker Highway
Bellingham, Washington 98226
Telephone: (360) 733-2900

Whatcom County Parks & Recreation

View of the Bay

Chuckanut Mountain Park -
Pine and Cedar Lake

Pine & Cedar Lakes Trail begins with a strenuous climb of 1,300 feet in 1.6 miles to the junction with Hemlock Trail. Continue 0.2 miles to a junction with a spur trail to Cedar Lake. The spur loops around the lake and connects to a 0.5 mile side trail which climbs 250 feet to viewpoints of Mount Baker and the San Juan Islands. The main trail continues 0.3 more miles to Pine Lake.


2.1 miles one way, Pine Lake
2 miles one way, Cedar Lake
2.6 miles one way, viewpoint

Trail System Mappdf

Chuckanut Mt. Trail
View from Chuckanut Mountain TrailView From Chuckanut Mountain TrailChuckanut Mountain TrailRaptor RidgeChuckanut Mountain Trail
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For more information you can contact our Parks & Recreation Main Office from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday at:
Lead Ranger:  
Phone: 360.384.3444
Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

North Chuckanut Mountain Trail head

Take I-5 Exit 250 and follow Old Fairhaven Parkway / SR 11 west 1.3 miles to 12th Street. Turn Left and follow Chuckanut Drive / SR11 south 1.5 miles to trailhead parking area on the left.
Pine & Cedar Lakes Trail head
Take I-5 Exit 250 and follow Old Fairhaven Parkway / SR 11 west 0.1 miles to 30th Street. Turn left on 30th Street for 0.9 miles to Old Samish Road. Turn left on Old Samish road for 1.3 miles to trailhead parking area on the right.