Hiking. Kids Hikes, ADA Hikes and Take a Drive Stops. We’ll be hiking approximately 8 miles with an 1100’ elevation gain. Mr. and Mrs. Smith Go To Washington. I believe he was impressed. Joshua Maulsolf / alltrails.com. Kids Hikes in the Northern Cascades. . Beautiful views of the lakes and Mt Baker will accompany our hike. We headed to the Anderson and Watson Lakes in the mountains east of Baker Lake. Hiking Great! Anderson Butte and Watson Lakes - 7/25/10. Carry overs from each spring fishery survive to their second season and provide opportunity to catch fish 2 to 3 pounds as well. Images from an Oct 9, 2010 day hike to Anderson and Watson Lakes in the Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness located south east of Mount Baker in northwest Washington State.… It’s a hike that both you and your pups will enjoy! Watson Lake, North Cascades, Mt Baker Area, WA . Definitely do the Butte, and then head straight on down to Watson Lakes. Anderson-Watson Lakes Trail. Lots of fall color and a ton of blueberries this time of year. Baker-Snoqualmie Nat'l Forest › Points of Interest › Trail. Will do this hike again & … G Berry . GORGEOUS! After 1 mile of hiking you'll encounter a junction, keep right to continue on to the lakes (the left fork takes you to the Anderson Butte Trail). Lots of fall color and a ton of blueberries this time of year. 5 posts • Page 1 of 1. justpeachy Posts: 2911 Joined: May 29th, 2008, 7:03 am Location: Portland, OR. Keep to the right at this junction to continue to Anderson and Watson Lakes. Anderson-Watson Lakes trail is a 1,924 m green singletrack trail located near Glacier Washington. . . Lots of great spots to camp. Anderson Lake is popular for fishing, and on a sunny day, you'll see just how clear the water is. This trail is located east of Baker Lake, off Hwy 20/Baker Lake Road and crosses into the Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness. At 1.0 mile there is a junction in the trail. September 13, 2020. The walk back up the trail can be strenuous for some. Anderson & Watson Lakes 10-9-10 Finally made a first visit to the popular Anderson and Watson Lakes trail. This past weekend (July 22-23) was the second annual backpacking trip with Elizabeth and Lucas! Thanks for watching! ADA Hikes in the Northern Cascades Anderson-Watson Lakes October 21, 2013 Anderson Watson Lakes Baker Dam Baker Lake Cascades hiking Mount Baker Mount Shuksan Leave a comment Post navigation. This trail features plenty of variety, with destinations spaced perfectly for families or first-time backpackers. Todd Todd Mason. The Anderson and Watson Lakes Trail gives you the perfect balance of everything: old-growth forest trail, meadows, wild flowers, lakes, mountain views, elevation gain, everything. Photos. September 4, 2020. To the left at the second junction climb one mile over a saddle to the two Watson Lakes (el. 10 likes. Anderson and Watson lakes are in the North Cascades on the east side of Baker Lake. After 1 more mile you'll encounter a second junction. July 28, 2017. Baker, Shuckson, and where we were the day before; Johannesburg Mtn, & Sahale Arm. The trail to Anderson and Watson Lakes is a superb Labor Day Weekend overnight backpack or family dayhike to high alpine lakes. The first of Watson Lakes that you approach is nice continue along to the 2nd for better views. Directions To Anderson-Watson Lakes Trailhead: From I-5 take exit 230 at Burlington and head east on Route 20 (the North Cascades Highway). For the first … On to a vista of Watson Lakes where it rained and then stopped. Todd Todd Mason. Continue on the main trail for 1.0 mile to a second trail junction at 4700 feet. Head downhill for an up-close-and-personal look. View Todd's Recording. This is a wonderful hike to high alpine lakes for the entire family. The hike to Anderson and Watson Lakes is a short, enjoyable hike for the whole family. This forum is used to share your experiences out on the trails. J Riefkhol / alltrails.com. This hike can be a day hike or an overnight or even a multiday if you wish. 5mi Aug 22, 2017 Jim Tsolomitis. Maps, directions, and reviews. We’ll be hiking approximately 8 miles with an 1100’ elevation gain. Finally made a first visit to the popular Anderson and Watson Lakes trail. This hike primary trail can be used both directions. Just after we enjoyed the views clouds crept in to cover everything. We had a great time. We took Jesse my son along on this one. Anderson and Watson Lakes Hike Info. Watson Lakes Backpacking by Ted. . Beautiful hemlock forest, meadows dotted with wildflowers, gleaming lakes, mountain views, juicy berries and excellent camping are all available. They lay in the Noisy Diobsud Wilderness area. Where: REI, 400 36th St, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA (map) Lets spend the day at Anderson and Watson Lakes, along with a side trip to the Anderson Butte! This trail is located east of Baker Lake, off Hwy 20/Baker Lake Road and crosses into the Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness. You'll see Anderson Lake first, which you'll reach by a brief but steep descent. For the first mile, the trail winds gently through timber and into lush, open meadows. July 14, 2018 - Saturday - Anderson & Watson Lakes with Anderson Butte Hike: Lets spend the day at Anderson and Watson Lakes, along with a side trip to the Anderson Butte! Amazing initial view of the two Watson Lakes, only bettered by being lakeside and swimming in Watson 2. Continue for 13.8 miles and turn right on Baker Lake Dam Road (Forest Road 1106). The trail to the lakes and back is only 6 miles long with 1100 ft of elevation gain, which makes it suitable for most hikers and backpackers. Between Mileposts 82 and 83, turn left on Baker Lake Road, heading north. September 12, 2020. Parks › Washington › Mt. Beautiful views of the lakes and Mt Baker will accompany our hike.… Now that we were on the way, I informed them that if we forgot … When you reach the junction with Anderson Butte, veer to the right to go to Anderson and Watson Lakes. Jun 20, 2014 - This trail features plenty of variety, with destinations spaced perfectly for families or first-time backpackers. Located south of Port Townsend this 70 acre lake is encompassed by Anderson Island State Park. It is one of the few lowland lakes in western Washington that yields a lake-reared Rainbow Trout fishery from fry plants as opposed to catchable sized plants. Anderson & Watson Lakes 10-9-10. Views from Anderson Butte were thrilling . Wait until later in the hiking season though, as this area is known for its bugs. Hiking. Anderson & Watson Lakes with Anderson Butte Hike When: Saturday, Jul 14, 2018. Anderson/Watson Lakes - Mount Baker National Forest, Concrete, Washington. The third day . The spur that branches to the left is the Anderson Butte Trail (#611.1), site of a former Forest Service fire lookout. 391 Trip Reports for this trail, below Hike by WTA Correspondents: Mike Scavezze. But if your doing a day hike of Anderson/Watson, I’d say to skip Anderson Lake. Anderson Butte and Watson Lakes - 7/25/10. Proceed 2 miles (crossing the single lane Baker Dam) and follow the road left on Forest Road … Anderson Butte, Watson Lakes, and Anderson Lakes. I hope you enjoy part two of this awesome hike! Hike at Watson and Anderson Lakes near Concrete, Washington. Located in the North Cascades, Mount Baker area, roughly 2.5 hrs' drive from Seattle, the Anderson and Watson Lakes are a real treat to experience. Sports & Recreation View Todd's Recording. You'll spend the first mile wandering through nice forests and open meadows. Trail: For the most part, the trail is in pretty good condition. 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