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blue Max's Shortcut Trail

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1.5 mile 2.4 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 608' 185 m
Descent: -26' -8 m
High: 2,014' 614 m
Low: 1,421' 433 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 26% (15°)

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Trail shared by Anthony Cannistra

A wooded singletrack trail that can be muddy at times.

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This trail connects the Samish Overlook to Lily Lake, and sweeps through dense evergreen forest and a couple of clear cuts (Blanchard is a working forest). The cushiony understory makes for a trail that 's easy on the knees. There will be a steep climb at the beginning, but things well mellow out after the first .4 miles.

This route is also a great way to short-cut between two popular trails in the area, the Samish Bay Trail, and either the Larry Reed Trail, or the Lily Lizard Trail.

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Land Manager: WA DNR

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