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Squires Lake Park is a hidden gem that rests along Highway 99 on the border between Whatcom and Skagit Counties, just 2 miles north of Alger. The acre park is part of the Chuckanut Mountain biome. Its habitat is extra valuable because it connects to Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve.
Its 1. Primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and horses, this gorgeous park is accessible year-round. Because this site has diverse habitat — lake, marsh, beaver pond, forest and cliffs — more than 68 bird species have been spotted there and some accomplished birders have identified more than 40 bird species in a single visit. The park itself surrounds Squires Lake and a smaller water body aptly named Beaver Pond.
Squires Lake was historically used by the Squires family as a private fish and fur farm. Parking is immediately off Old Highway 99 with restrooms available. From the trailhead, the route makes a quick, moderate climb, gaining about feet over 0. Here, the trail forks to loop around the lake, with several benches along the way. Turning left le to views of the dam, a waterfall and the full length of the lake.
Or turn right and head uphill to a junction with the South Ridge Trail that then continues off site as the Pacific Northwest Trail. Care should be taken on the Ridge Trail as you walk along the narrow ridge with cliffs that overlook the Friday Creek drainage that flows from Samish Lake. See weather forecast.
From Mount Vernon follow I-5 north to exit Head east onto Old Highway 99 Southreaching the trailhead in approximately 1 mile. Squires Lake Park This short loop trail around a quiet lake is a great place to enjoy an after-work outdoor stroll or take the kids on an easy outdoor excursion. Length 2. Elevation Gain: ft. Rating 3.
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