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East Tiger

Issaquah Alps > Tiger Mountain
47.5076, -121.9582 Map & Directions
Length
10.6 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
2940 feet
Highest Point
3004 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Hard

Branch off from the Paw Print Connector to the east side of Tiger Mountain and explore this trail with many access points. Continue reading

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Hiking East Tiger

The East Tiger trail intersects many other trails on the East Side of Tiger Mountain. From the DOT chain link fence, along the Powerline Trail, across the East Fork of Issaquah Creek and Lower Bootleg Trail. There is a junction with West Tiger 1 Trail, as well as the Pawprint Connector.

The trail begins partway up Tiger Mountain, so you'll need to use the Tiger Mountain Trail and the Pawprint Connector, or the Bootleg Trail to arrive at its beginning.

The trail goes past a DNR section marker, a new trail sign pointing to Road 70XX and the lower section of the Preston RR Trail. It crosses a new logging road, and a clearcut where there is a nice view. Finally, arrive at an unmarked junction with the Preston Railroad mountain bike trail.

Intercepting the new engineered mountain bike trail, follow it around to the right. It soon emerges onto the East Tiger service road at a seasonal barrier and an East Tiger trail sign.

A new mountain bike trail continues on the other side of the road spiraling its way up to the summit, emerging at the two picnic tables. You can take either the new trail or follow the road to the summit.

East Tiger

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.5076, -121.9582 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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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 Seattle, drive east on I-90 to exit 20 (High Point). At the end of the off ramp turn right. Within a few yards you will see a gated road on your left. Park near the gate or along the roadway.

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Trailhead

Issaquah Alps > Tiger Mountain

East Tiger (#TIGER)

Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Guidebooks & Maps

National Geographic Issaquah Alps Mount Si 824

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