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Local Adventures: Oak Harbor Waterfront Trail, Part 2

The Oak Harbor Waterfront Trail (or The Shoreline Trail) starts at the Scenic Heights Trailhead on Scenic Heights Street, just off of Hwy 20, on the outskirts of Oak Harbor, and ends at Maylor Point, in sight and along Oak Harbor the whole way. To make it easy, the walk can be broken up into a couple sections.… Continue reading Local Adventures: Oak Harbor Waterfront Trail, Part 2

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Local Adventures: Freund Marsh Trail (Part 1 Oak Harbor Waterfront Trail)

The Oak Harbor Waterfront Trail (or The Shoreline Trail) starts at the Scenic Heights Trailhead on Scenic Heights Street, just off of Hwy 20, on the outskirts of Oak Harbor, and ends at Maylor Point, in sight and along Oak Harbor the whole way. To make it easy, the walk can be broken up into… Continue reading Local Adventures: Freund Marsh Trail (Part 1 Oak Harbor Waterfront Trail)

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Local Adventures: PNT-Bluff Trail Loop

Heading out early on Saturday morning for a hike before farm chores awaited us, I picked out a loop at Fort Ebey State Park, of which half the trails I had not hiked before. It was a thigh burner as well. Where you'd swear the trail goes uphill most of the way...hah. But that is… Continue reading Local Adventures: PNT-Bluff Trail Loop

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Local Adventures: Freeland Trail

Built in 2017, the Freeland Trail is a short half mile long paved trail, alongside Hwy 525 on Whidbey Island, on the south end of the island. It only goes from Cameron Road to Fish Road, but allows pedestrians to more safely walk along the highway if needed. Which is an important addition. The basis… Continue reading Local Adventures: Freeland Trail

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Local Adventures: The Kettles Trail

In my quest to work on the Kettles Trails system on Whidbey Island, once again to hike all the trails, I knew I had to rehike the Kettles Trail eventually. When my oldest son was young it was a trail I hiked quite often. I felt safe on it, because it was in the open.… Continue reading Local Adventures: The Kettles Trail