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East Fork

Issaquah Alps > Cougar Mountain
47.5282, -122.0960 Map & Directions
Length
0.7 miles, one-way
Elevation Gain
183 feet
Highest Point
1490 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Easy
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Good for kids

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

A quiet forest trail with small creeks and ponds, the Clay Pit vista, mining artifacts, and a deep mineshaft. Don't worry, it's covered by a grate. Continue reading

Rating
3.50 out of 5

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Hiking East Fork

The East Fork Trail offers a continuation of the Mine Shaft trail. It is a quiet forest trail with small creeks and ponds, a vista of the Clay Pit, and plenty of mining artifacts. Connect to Mine Shaft trail and Fred's Railroad.

East Fork

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.5282, -122.0960 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

From I-90: Take exit 13 for Lakemont Boulevard. Turn right (south) onto Lakemont Boulevard which eventually becomes Newcastle-Coal Creek Road. Turn left onto Cougar Mountain Way and proceed for about 0.5 mile before turning right onto 166th Way. Follow 166th Way for about 0.75 mile to a yellow gate and a large parking area to the right.

More Hike Details

Trailhead

Issaquah Alps > Cougar Mountain

East Fork (#COUGAR-C8)

King County Parks

Guidebooks & Maps

National Geograhphic Issaquah Alps Mount Si 824

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East Fork

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