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Fragrance Lake Trail

Intermediate
 3.8 (12)

A long climbing trail through towering cathedral trees.


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Map Key

1.6

Miles

2.6

KM

Point to Point

1,052' 321 m

High

207' 63 m

Low

871' 266 m

Up

36' 11 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

41%

Max Grade (23°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Lake · Views · Wildlife

Description

From the trailhead on the Interurban Trail, climb the switchbacks to the first intersection. Take a left for a short trail to a viewpoint. Head right to continue the main trail. After more climbing and switchbacks, you'll encounter the top gate. Continue straight ahead for a short way to the lake.

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Shared By:

Tad Davis with improvements by Jennifer Youngman

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  3.8 from 12 votes

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Photos

Smooth waters at Fragrance Lake.
Mar 11, 2020 near Bellingham, WA
Near the intersection with Fragrance Lake Road.
Jan 20, 2020 near Bellingham, WA
Winding section towards the top of Fragrance Lake Trail.
Apr 14, 2015 near Bellingham, WA
Climbing the early switchbacks of the Fragrance Lake Trail.
Apr 14, 2015 near Bellingham, WA
On the hunt in the 2014 Chuckanut 50k
Apr 28, 2015 near Bellingham, WA

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Jul 3, 2021
J S
9 am start, made it to the lake around 11. lunched and walked around the water, then back to the car by 12:30. tough but good.
Jul 2, 2021
Jennifer Youngman
5mi
Apr 1, 2021
Russell Burdge
Nov 27, 2020
Elias Mueggler
Sep 5, 2020
Cassie Hudson
5.2mi
Aug 4, 2020
Steven Herrera
15h 58m
Jul 26, 2020
Smith Zhu
Jun 18, 2020
Kevin Austin
Great! 5mi