Accessed by a trailhead adjacent to Sudden Valley, Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve spans 4,430 acres on the west side of Lake Whatcom. Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve is comprised of the former Olsen Property and land reconveyed from the Department of Natural Resources to Whatcom County in the spring of 2014.
Whatcom Transit Authority provides bus service to the trailhead on the 512 line. Visit the WTA website for more information.
October 29, 2018 Update New foot and bike trails at Lookout Mountain are nearly complete!
All new trails are open for use with the exception Cougar Ridge Trail. With the completion of the Rufus Creek Trail, there are now more than 8 miles of hiking and biking trails and 8 miles of gated forest roads available for exploration.
To find out more about future phases of trail construction at Lookout Mountain, take a look at the Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve & Lake Whatcom Park Recreational Trail Plan