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Mt. Constitution Trail

Intermediate

Trail

1.2 mile 1.9 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,107' 337 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 2,376' 724 m
Low: 1,269' 387 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 18% (10°)
Max Grade: 42% (23°)

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Trail shared by Tad Davis

A long climb with many switchbacks ending at the Mt. Constitution overlook and tower.

Tad Davis

Features Birding · Views

  • A Discover Pass is required at the trailhead, and the park is equipped with an automated pay station.
  • This trail is also open to mountain bikes from Sept. 15 to May 15. During those dates, be alert for riders descending at speed.

Description

Start from the Twin Lakes Trail and immediately begin climbing. There are many switchbacks from the start but the trail itself isn't too technical. Towards the top the trail will begin to straighten out but will still be climbing. Eventually, you'll come to a paved loop and parking lot. Continue on the road to the right of the wooded section and up the paved road to the overlook and tower. From here you'll have great views of the mainland, Mt. Baker and Mt. Rainier on a clear day.

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Land Manager: WSP - Moran State Park

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Sep 2, 2018
Alexandria Hannay
Sep 1, 2018
Danika DH
Jul 27, 2018
Madeline White
May 27, 2018
Joe Rousselle
Oct 31, 2017
JW Plagerman
9.1mi
Feb 19, 2017
Eric Brown
Steep. Be prepared to have to stop to catch your breath if you aren't used to the constant climb. Beautiful view at the top if you catch it right.
Oct 30, 2016
Madeline White

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#417

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#8,129

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Down the Middle
Apr 22, 2015 near Orcas I…, WA
Moran Observation Tower
Nov 10, 2017 near Orcas I…, WA
Moran Observation Tower
Nov 10, 2017 near Orcas I…, WA
View of the San Juans from atop Moran Observation Tower
Nov 10, 2017 near Orcas I…, WA
View from Orcas Island, looking north to Canada, Vancouver is in the distance - center left.
Oct 4, 2017 near Orcas I…, WA
The observation tower atop Mt. Constitution.
Mar 5, 2018 near Orcas I…, WA

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