Oyster Dome is a beautiful 5 mile round trip hike that showcases the Puget Sound and Bellingham area.
Oyster Dome is a beautiful 5 mile round trip hike that showcases the Puget Sound and Bellingham area. On the way up, enjoy the lush green forest lands, second-growth from what used to be a logging area. Once you reach the top, you'll experience beautiful, panoramic views of the San Juan Islands and beyond! The highest elevation point is 2025 ft. and total gain in elevation is 1050 ft.
DIRECTIONS: From Swinomish Casino & Lodge, head East on State Route 20, then get on I-5 North. From I-5, take exit 240 (Alger) and head west on Lake Samish Road. Take the first left onto Barrel Springs Road and travel 0.6 miles to a sign reading “Blanchard Forest Block.” Turn right on the dirt road and travel another 1.7 Miles to a sign for “Samish Overlook.”