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Chain Lakes Loop

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A fairly easy introduction to alpine hiking

The trail has some elevation gain/loss, but not much compared to something like Church Mountain... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Craig B
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Langley
An absolute MUST!

Words can't describe this 12kms round trip hike. My wife and I (mid 30's in average shape) are... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
B P
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

The trail has some elevation gain/loss, but not much compared to something like Church Mountain further down the Baker Highway. Beautiful vistas are your reward!

Thank Craig B
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Words can't describe this 12kms round trip hike. My wife and I (mid 30's in average shape) are speechless as to what we observed yesterday during our 4:45 hr adventure. We will come back every year from Langley BC to experience nature in all its...More

1  Thank B P
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We partly completed this beautiful hike with our little children and decided to return once the paths got too icy. Wonderful views though over blue lakes, glaciers and mountains - combined with lush green scenery. The paths were in very good condition, absolutely manageable for...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Wow--you really can't get better close up and far away vistas than this almost anywhere in the world. Travel down from the Heather Meadows visitor center in an alpine wonderland of lakelets and heather and blueberries to two larger lakelets. Then up over the pass...More

2  Thank wide-world-traveler
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

My husband and I visited from Minnesota in August 2016. The full 6-7 mile hike was challenging for us but so worth it. We brought hiking poles and plenty of water. The was snow that was melting along some parts of the hike, but it...More

4  Thank LizzyT33
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Take a drive, but stop often to enjoy the views. The mountains are fantastic. Granted, they are not as tall as Mt Rainier, but they are very impressive for sure. The fall foliage was a nice plus for us, but my guess is that any...More

Thank William O
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This was a complete surprise for me. I headed out for a hike on Mount Baker to get some fresh air and clear my head. This trail was like a blaze of color with amazing views,

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Hiked this trail yesterday (oct 2nd). Beautiful fall colors (yellow, orange, red...) everywhere. Great views of Baker and Shukasan. I recommand on parking at Austin Pass (next parking after overflow parking of wild good trail), taking the wild goose trail and joining Artist Point and...More

1  Thank swimm3r31
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We only hiked part of the Chain Lakes Loop, starting at the Bagley Lakes Loop trailhead. We had to cross a bridge or small dam to get to the Chain Lakes Loop on the other side of the Lower Bagley Lake. The Chain Lakes Loop...More

Thank Helen C
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Love this hike many lakes, wildflowers, incredible peaks, relatively easy. Don't miss it if you are in the area.

Thank mango93
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TFritsma
16 September 2015|
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Response from silverarrow007 | Reviewed this property |
I can only suggest like anywhere, best to be with a pal when going hiking for several reasons ... one being safety in numbers ! common sense is best !
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Rachel E
4 March 2015|
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Response from Edison L |
It's still closed because of the snow condition. Usually it will open between June and September.
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