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Vancouver, WA: Bird Creek Meadows

Walk into a hikers’ heaven on this 7.7-mile loop past waterfalls and through blooming meadows to a geologic hotspot of lava flows and active glaciers.

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From Trout Lake, WA, go N on Mt. Adams Rd. Stay R, follow signs to Bird Creek Meadows. In 3.2 mi., R onto FR 82. In 5.8 mi., L onto FR 8290. In .6 mi., L @ unsigned fork onto gravel 1-lane. Enter 2 gates, then pass Mirror Lake. Turn L, follow Bird Lake sign. In 1 mi., park @ end of road.

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