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Far Country

Issaquah Alps > Cougar Mountain
47.5255, -122.1433 Map & Directions
Length
0.3 miles, one-way
Elevation Gain
178 feet
Highest Point
932 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Easy
  • Mountain views
  • Wildlife
  • Good for kids
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Waterfalls

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

Visit a beautiful, many-tiered waterfall and a small lookout area on the west side of Cougar Mountain. Perfect for photos as well as an escape from the city. Continue reading

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Hiking Far Country

Visit a beautiful, many-tiered waterfall and a small lookout area on the west side of Cougar Mountain. Perfect for photos as well as an escape from the city.

Far Country Falls can be seen just off the Indian Trail, and from here to the Far Country Lookout it is a short hike uphill. From the Far Country Lookout, the view has been somewhat obscured by tree growth over the last 10 years, but the trail still provides excellent forest scenery and of course, the waterfalls. Enjoy the bench at the Far Country Lookout that offers somewhere to rest, or maybe have a snack.

Far Country

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.5255, -122.1433 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 and drive south on Lakemont Blvd SE for just over 3 miles. Look for the entrance to the Red Town Trailhead on the left side of the road.

More Hike Details

Trailhead

Issaquah Alps > Cougar Mountain

Far Country (#COUGAR-S1)

King County Parks

Guidebooks & Maps

National Geographic Issaquah Alps Mount Si 824

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Far Country

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