Heart Lake Road is decorated with skunk cabbage, bright green and yellow plants gathered in community among roadside wetlands. Skunk Cabbage is one of the first plants to bloom in the spring, and can bloom anywhere from February to May. See “Heart Lake break” in Activities section for more photos, including ring-necked ducks.
There were many cars in the parking lot at Heart Lake Wednesday morning, but the only other person I saw was a lone fisherman. The others must have been on one of the great public trails around the lake. What a gorgeous morning! I enjoyed about 10 minutes at the lake on my way home […]
Opening Day at Heart Lake is a 25-year tradition for Oak Harbor resident Keith Lund and his dad, retired U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Maurice Lund. Keith, his dad and nephew Brandon Berg limited out Opening Day just about two hours after dropping their first line. Keith went solo Sunday morning, with plans to return […]
When the sun is shining, Heart Lake draws folks of all ages by the carload. When this photograph was taken, lake activity ranged from fishing (lake and shore) to swimming and hiking. A dad who appeared to be frustrated over failed efforts to catch trout from the shore took his young son aside to show […]