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Issaquah Alps


Issaquah Alps -- Cougar Mountain
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0.6 miles, roundtrip



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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.


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Co-ordinates: 47.5255, -122.1433 Open map in new window


Issaquah Alps -- Cougar Mountain

Far Country (#COUGAR-S1)

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National Geographic Issaquah Alps Mount Si 824

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.

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