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Whidbey Institute

Puget Sound and Islands

Location

Puget Sound and Islands -- Whidbey Island
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Length

4.5 miles of trails

Elevation

Gain: 420 ft.
Highest Point: 420 ft.

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

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The Whidbey Institute includes a 106-acre conservation forest with 4.5 miles of trails that are hilly but all below 500 feet. This hike is deep in the forest and very quiet. You will see lots of ferns, cedars and Douglas fir trees. If you’re lucky, you may see a rare albino Douglass squirrel. His exact location within the 106-acre lot is kept a secret to protect him.

 

Whidbey Institute

Map & Directions

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Co-ordinates: 47.9781, -122.4103 Open map in new window

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Puget Sound and Islands -- Whidbey Island

The Whidbey Institute

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Guidebooks & Maps

Whidbey Institute Trail Map: https://whidbeyinstitute.org/visit/trail-map/

Getting There

From Highway 525 on the south end of Whidbey Island, take Campbell Road. After about a mile, turn right on Old Pietila Road. Continue for a little under half a mile to the entrance to the Whidbey Institute. There is parking to the right of the entrance. There are two more parking lots another quarter mile down Old Pietila Road.

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Whidbey Institute

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