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Chadwick Hill

Puget Sound and Islands


Puget Sound and Islands -- San Juan Islands
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At 470 feet, Chadwick Hill is the second-highest point on Lopez Island. The trail up the hill provides a great workout, with many ups and downs to keep you warm in the cool sea breezes.

Near the top, the trees open up and a gorgeous bluff offers expansive views of the Sound and the Olympic mountains in the distance. The wind is strong up here, so bring a coat!

Explore the myriad little off-shoot trails on Chadwick Hill, but bring a map to make sure you know where on the hill you are. It's possible to do any number of loops and really increase your mileage.

Trail Tip: There is a rope swing at the top of the hill that provides great views while you are hanging on for dear life

Chadwick Hill

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Co-ordinates: 48.4298, -122.8174 Open map in new window


Puget Sound and Islands -- San Juan Islands

San Juan Islands National Monument

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Getting There

Once on Lopez Island, leave your car at the parking lot and walk back to Watmough Head Road, then turn left. Walk about 10 minutes until you see a small trail going into the woods on the right. Note that if you see a "Private Property" or "No Trespassing" sign you've gone too far.

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