Turtleback Mountain, Deer Harbor

5.0
#3 of 8 in Parks in Orcas Island
Must see · Mountain · Nature / Park
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  • We did the South Trail that is close to Deer Harbor on Wild Rose Lane. It was a very nice hike with great views. We were there during the week on a Friday and saw very few people. We hiked up the.....  more »
  • The hike from the School House museum to the turtlehead lookout took us 2-1/4 hours. It was about 5 miles. Beautiful, well managed trail. Tons of moss and ferns. The whole first mile was an ascending....  more »
  • While Mt Constitution gets all the love, the view from Orcas knob (AKA Turtlehead) I think are thebest on the Island. You gotta hike there and while not super hard, it is a bit of up and down, but...  more »
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  • Most of the local people like to hike these trails. The pictures are taken from the North trailhead. I liked this particular trail because it's steep climbing up but no switchbacks so very easy to hike. You can climb to the top of the mountain which is over 1000ft elevation. Happy trails...
  • Stunning place with lots of great trails. These are views from the Western Outlook and Ship Peak.
  • Cool looking "mountain" that vaguely resembles a turtle shell 😊👍

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