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Mount Grant Preserve

Northern Puget Sound, Washington

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  • The trail starts at the parking lot past the gate.- Mount Grant Preserve
  • Hike through Douglas fir trees on both sides.- Mount Grant Preserve
  • Hiking through the old forest.- Mount Grant Preserve
  • Trail to the summit.- Mount Grant Preserve
  • Trail gains a bit of an elevation.- Mount Grant Preserve
  • Picnic benches at the top.- Mount Grant Preserve
  • Paved road on the other side.- Mount Grant Preserve
  • You can get 360-degree views at the top of the mountain.- Mount Grant Preserve
  • Amazing vista.- Mount Grant Preserve
  • Mount Baker far ahead.- Mount Grant Preserve
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Well marked. Amazing views. Good for day hike.
Cons: 
Newly created. Difficult to find.
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Region:
Northern Puget Sound, WA
Congestion: 
Low
Preferable Season(s):
Spring, Summer, Fall
Day-Use/Parking Pass Required:
Not Required
Total Distance: 
2.20 mi (3.54 km)
Trailhead Elev.: 
700 ft (213 m)
Net Elev. Gain: 
500 ft (152 m)
Trail Uses:
Hiking, Biking
Trail type: 
There-and-back/Loop
Dogs allowed: 
Yes
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Partly cloudy throughout the day.
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Partly cloudy until evening and breezy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
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Breezy throughout the day and rain until evening.
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Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
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Mon

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Mostly cloudy in the morning.
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Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
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Hike Description

Hike Description

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Mount Grant Preserve is a newly added hiking area in San Juan Island. Recently opened to public for day hike use, it is part of publicly funded campaign that led to the preservation of this 140 acres of land. It is a short, well marked hike of 2.0 miles that starts from the parking lot and runs through the gravel trail amidst an old-growth forest before joining a well constructed paved road. 

At the end of the hike you'll reach what is probably the highest point on San Juan Island, and there you'll find majestic views of Mount Baker, Mount Rainier, and a widespread vista of San Juan Island. Be sure to watch for soaring bald eagles. With plenty of picnic benches, it is a perfect hike to marvel at the beauty of the San Juan Islands.

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