Jul
11
9:00 AM09:00

Northeast Heart Lake Extra Gentle Hike

This is a very easy route through beautiful forest.

Meet at the Heart Lake parking lot.

Directions to Heart Lake parking lot
From Commercial Avenue in Anacortes - Head west on 32nd St.  Turn left on H Ave.  H Ave eventually turns into Heart Lake Rd.  Continue south on Heart Lake Rd approximately 1 mile.  The Heart Lake parking lot will be on your right.  Park near the trailhead kiosk.

 

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Jul
12
10:00 AM10:00

From the Forest to the Sea Observing, Drawing and Writing in Nature on Fidalgo Island

All abilities are welcome as we combine observational drawing and writing in exploration of Fidalgo Island with local naturalist Denise Crowe and interdisciplinary artist Kate Clark.

This workshop engages in observation as an interdisciplinary creative practice. We will learn to heighten our senses and ways of knowing through varied approaches to documenting what we see, hear, smell, and feel onto the page.

Advance registration is required for this workshop. Please call 360.293.3725 or Email: info@friendsoftheacfl.org to register

More details will be given closer to the date.

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Jul
13
10:00 AM10:00

Beaver Ponds Hike for adults

The Little Cranberry Lake area is filled with a network of beaver ponds created and maintained by local beaver families. We will explore trails that reveal their lodges, dams, mounds, and other daytime clues to their nighttime secret ways. (1.4 miles)

Meet at the ACFL kiosk on A Ave. and 37th.

Directions to Old City Dump  (Little Cranberry corridor)
From Commercial Avenue in Anacortes -  Head west on 32nd St.  Take a left on D Ave, which turns into A avenue and later Havekost road.  The old city dump parking area and kiosk will be on your right at 37th and A Ave.

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Jul
14
10:00 AM10:00

All Around Whistle Lake Hike for all ages

We will fully explore the trails all the way around the Whistle Lake region of our woods. The route is just over 3 miles with some good hills.

Meet at the Whistle Lake Parking Lot.

Driving Directions to Whistle Lake
Coming into Anacortes from Highway 20 - Head west on WA Route 20 and continue on Route 20 Spur W. Turn left onto Commercial Avenue at a traffic circle, go past The Store Grocery until Commercial comes to a T, turn left at Fidalgo Ave.  Follow Fidalgo Ave. and take a left in front of St. Mary’s church, curve right on Hillcrest Dr. follow Hillcrest by Grandview Cemetery, turn right onto Whistle Lake Rd, go past Dow lane, road curves left and goes down a hill, then curves right and becomes gravel, go right at next turn and follow road to parking lot. You will see signs to Whistle Lake.

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Jul
21
10:00 AM10:00

All around Heart Hike for all ages

There is no better place to be in the middle of summer than in the middle of our woods. Get to know the heart of the forest on this wonderful 2.7mile journey all the way around Heart Lake. Lush deciduous areas flow into an amazing old growth grove. 

Meet at the Heart Lake Parking lot. 

Directions to Heart Lake parking lot
From Commercial Avenue in Anacortes - Head west on 32nd St.  Turn left on H Ave.  H Ave eventually turns into Heart Lake Rd.  Continue south on Heart Lake Rd approximately 1 mile.  The Heart Lake parking lot will be on your right.  Park near the trailhead kiosk.

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Jul
24
9:00 AM09:00

Session 1 Forest Discovery Day Camp - Full

The “Forest Discovery Program” is an activity oriented summer day camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12.  Each day we explore a different area of our Community Forest Lands.  As we hike, play games, make nature journals and experiment, we learn about wild animals, native plants and different habitats.

Forest Discovery will meet at a different trailhead each day.  More detailed instructions, maps & directions will be sent to you prior to your session.  The trails are all within the Anacortes City limits.

Please contact us to be added to our waiting list.

Registration Form and Details 

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Jul
24
1:00 PM13:00

Session 1 Forest Discovery Day Camp - Full

The “Forest Discovery Program” is an activity oriented summer day camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12.  Each day we explore a different area of our Community Forest Lands.  As we hike, play games, make nature journals and experiment, we learn about wild animals, native plants and different habitats.

Forest Discovery will meet at a different trailhead each day.  More detailed instructions, maps & directions will be sent to you prior to your session.  The trails are all within the Anacortes City limits.

Please contact us to be added to our waiting list.

Registration Form and Details 

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Jul
25
9:00 AM09:00

Session 1 Forest Discovery Day Camp - Full

The “Forest Discovery Program” is an activity oriented summer day camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12.  Each day we explore a different area of our Community Forest Lands.  As we hike, play games, make nature journals and experiment, we learn about wild animals, native plants and different habitats.

Forest Discovery will meet at a different trailhead each day.  More detailed instructions, maps & directions will be sent to you prior to your session.  The trails are all within the Anacortes City limits.

Please contact us to be added to our waiting list.

Registration Form and Details 

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Jul
25
1:00 PM13:00

Session 1 Forest Discovery Day Camp - Full

The “Forest Discovery Program” is an activity oriented summer day camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12.  Each day we explore a different area of our Community Forest Lands.  As we hike, play games, make nature journals and experiment, we learn about wild animals, native plants and different habitats.

Forest Discovery will meet at a different trailhead each day.  More detailed instructions, maps & directions will be sent to you prior to your session.  The trails are all within the Anacortes City limits.

Please contact us to be added to our waiting list.

Registration Form and Details 

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Jul
26
9:00 AM09:00

Session 1 Forest Discovery Day Camp - Full

The “Forest Discovery Program” is an activity oriented summer day camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12.  Each day we explore a different area of our Community Forest Lands.  As we hike, play games, make nature journals and experiment, we learn about wild animals, native plants and different habitats.

Forest Discovery will meet at a different trailhead each day.  More detailed instructions, maps & directions will be sent to you prior to your session.  The trails are all within the Anacortes City limits.

Please contact us to be added to our waiting list.

Registration Form and Details 

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Jul
26
1:00 PM13:00

Session 1 Forest Discovery Day Camp - Full

The “Forest Discovery Program” is an activity oriented summer day camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12.  Each day we explore a different area of our Community Forest Lands.  As we hike, play games, make nature journals and experiment, we learn about wild animals, native plants and different habitats.

Forest Discovery will meet at a different trailhead each day.  More detailed instructions, maps & directions will be sent to you prior to your session.  The trails are all within the Anacortes City limits.

Please contact us to be added to our waiting list.

Registration Form and Details 

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Aug
7
9:00 AM09:00

Session 2 Forest Discovery Day Camp - Full

The “Forest Discovery Program” is an activity oriented summer day camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12.  Each day we explore a different area of our Community Forest Lands.  As we hike, play games, make nature journals and experiment, we learn about wild animals, native plants and different habitats.

Forest Discovery will meet at a different trailhead each day.  More detailed instructions, maps & directions will be sent to you prior to your session.  The trails are all within the Anacortes City limits.

Please contact us to be added to our waiting list.

Registration Form and Details 

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Aug
7
1:00 PM13:00

Session 2 Forest Discovery Day Camp - Full

The “Forest Discovery Program” is an activity oriented summer day camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12.  Each day we explore a different area of our Community Forest Lands.  As we hike, play games, make nature journals and experiment, we learn about wild animals, native plants and different habitats.

Forest Discovery will meet at a different trailhead each day.  More detailed instructions, maps & directions will be sent to you prior to your session.  The trails are all within the Anacortes City limits.

Please contact us to be added to our waiting list.

Registration Form and Details 

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Aug
8
9:00 AM09:00

Session 2 Forest Discovery Day Camp - Full

The “Forest Discovery Program” is an activity oriented summer day camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12.  Each day we explore a different area of our Community Forest Lands.  As we hike, play games, make nature journals and experiment, we learn about wild animals, native plants and different habitats.

Forest Discovery will meet at a different trailhead each day.  More detailed instructions, maps & directions will be sent to you prior to your session.  The trails are all within the Anacortes City limits.

Please contact us to be added to our waiting list.

Registration Form and Details 

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Aug
8
1:00 PM13:00

Session 2 Forest Discovery Day Camp - Full

The “Forest Discovery Program” is an activity oriented summer day camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12.  Each day we explore a different area of our Community Forest Lands.  As we hike, play games, make nature journals and experiment, we learn about wild animals, native plants and different habitats.

Forest Discovery will meet at a different trailhead each day.  More detailed instructions, maps & directions will be sent to you prior to your session.  The trails are all within the Anacortes City limits.

Please contact us to be added to our waiting list.

Registration Form and Details 

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Aug
9
9:00 AM09:00

Session 2 Forest Discovery Day Camp - Full

The “Forest Discovery Program” is an activity oriented summer day camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12.  Each day we explore a different area of our Community Forest Lands.  As we hike, play games, make nature journals and experiment, we learn about wild animals, native plants and different habitats.

Forest Discovery will meet at a different trailhead each day.  More detailed instructions, maps & directions will be sent to you prior to your session.  The trails are all within the Anacortes City limits.

Please contact us to be added to our waiting list.

Registration Form and Details 

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Aug
9
1:00 PM13:00

Session 2 Forest Discovery Day Camp - Full

The “Forest Discovery Program” is an activity oriented summer day camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12.  Each day we explore a different area of our Community Forest Lands.  As we hike, play games, make nature journals and experiment, we learn about wild animals, native plants and different habitats.

Forest Discovery will meet at a different trailhead each day.  More detailed instructions, maps & directions will be sent to you prior to your session.  The trails are all within the Anacortes City limits.

Please contact us to be added to our waiting list.

Registration Form and Details 

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