Chuckanut Mountain: Larrabee State Park Trails

View of Chuckanut Mountain Trails

Overall: 6

Aerobic: 7

Technical: 7

Steepness: 7

Flow: 5

Singletrack: 100%

Chuckanut Mountain offers a collection of DNR trails covering Larrabee State Park, with several challenging figure-eight loops which cover most of the terrain.

Type

Loop

Length

Avg: 12mi

Ascent

Intense

Elevation Change

TH:150'
Avg Ascent:3400'

Ascent Incline

13%

Duration

Avg: 3hr

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Forecast

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Those seeking something more epic could consider using Lost Lizard Lake trail as a north-south Chuckanut Mtn connector trail to the Blanchard Hill trails.

View of Fragrance Lake Trail

California and Cleator Roads help ease some of the climbing, as the terrain drops sharply on the sides of this dome shaped mountain.

These roads create several good shuttle opportunities as well.

The North and South Lost Lake trails combine into a nice loop, described below, with a section of Double Black Diamond, Hemlock and Salal added to create a figure-eight loop for those seeking something more aggressive.

Interurban can also be used, to start on Cleator Rd and end up at California Road.

Double Black Diamond (don't try this on skis) is a natural figure eight loop, with Cleator Road perfectly positioned for shuttling.

Hiking: The SR11 (Chuckanut Dr) Fragrance Lake TH is for hiking, crossing the Interurban trail before switchbacking the steep, mature, mossy Doug Fir and Cedar slope to Fragrance Lake.

Directions: Ride from Arroyo Park or California Rd, near the Interurban trail. WA Discover Pass required to park at TH. See Map. View Larger Map. No Map?.

Chuckanut Mountain Trails Topo Map

Loop Directions

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Chuckanut Ridge Area Topo Map

  • TH: Ascend from Arroyo Park or California Rd, using Hemlock Tr to reach North Lost Lake Tr at .5mi.
  • 1.6mi: After passing the Chuckanut Ridge/Salal Tr intersection at 1.4mi, reach the first plateau, then ride the ridgeline to South Lost Lake Tr.
  • 3.7mi: Go right onto South Lost Lake Tr, ascending to the peak at 4.7mi then descending sharply to Double Black Diamond Tr at 5.9mi.
  • 5.9mi: Go right then right again, to steeply ascend Double Black Diamond Tr to Cleator Rd.
  • 7mi: At the sharp curve, go right onto Chuckanut Ridge Tr and descend to the Lost Lake Tr intersection.
  • 9.8mi: Cross Lost Lake Tr and ride Salal Tr to Hemlock Tr.
  • 10.4mi: Go left onto Hemlock Tr and ride back to Arroyo Park.

 

 

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Trail Index

This Ride

Chuckanut Ridge Trail, Double Black Diamond Trail, Fragrance Lake Trail, Hemlock Trail, Interurban Trail, Madrone Crest Trail, North Lost Lake Trail, Pine Cedar Lakes Trail, Salal Trail

 

Trail Rankings

Ranking consistently applied to all of the listed trails.

  • Overall Rating: Ride quality and challenge
  • Aerobic: Ascent challenge
  • Technical Difficulty: Terrain challenge
  • Steepness: Average incline
  • Flow: Uninterrupted riding
  • Elevation Change: Total elevation gain
  • Ride Difficulty: Terrain challenge

 

 

 

 

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