Issued Wednesday 11-23-2011
With high avalanche danger posted in the mountains the Fragrance Lake hike (near Bellingham) would be a good hike for this coming Thanksgiving weekend. At this point best chance to get good views is Friday 11-25-2011 late morning or afternoon.
If you want some music with sunshine in lyrics check out links at bottom.Photo below is view of Bellingham Bay from viewpoint, photo by Michael Fagin
Photo below is also from viewpoint with view of Lummi, photo by Michael Fagin
Photo below is of Fragrance Lake, photo by Michael Fagin
Photo below is also of Fragrance Lake, photo by Michael Fagin
Driving directions: From Seattle take I-5 and exit 231 and take the follow Route 11 (Chuckanut Drive) north for above 15 miles. Lot will be on the right. The trailhead is on right side of the road just after the campground entrance to Larrabee State Park.
Trail stats: Roundtrip 5.5 miles with elevation gain of 1000 feet, high point 1100 feet.
Driving and trial directions are best estimates so always bring map and compass and or GPS.
You are the Sunshine of My Heart- just for you Melissa http:// www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+are+the+sunshine+of+my+heart&mid=4188DE0C03D30CF42CBB4188DE0C03D30CF42CBB&view=detail&FORM=VIRE1
Somewhere over the Rainbow