Turtleback Mountain, Orcas Island

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  • Views of the entire San Juans are fantastic on the hike from North to South. Especially the newest stretch to Orcas Knob (Turtlehead). Well worth the time!  more »
  • Lovely secluded walk with multiple routes and views. The hike gets your heart rate up but it is not a super difficult trail. I brought my hiking poles which made the steeper parts much easier. All the...  more »
  • Looking for something "real" to do on Orcas Island? Park your car, or bike, in the Turtleback Mountain's small parking lot, and prepare for a wonderful hike up the mountain, or hill. It's NOT strenuou...  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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