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Mount Gardner

Snoqualmie Region > Snoqualmie Pass
47.3912, -121.5577 Map & Directions
12.0 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
1500 feet
Highest Point
3800 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Photo by Opus
  • Mountain views
  • Wildlife
  • Dogs allowed on leash

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Hiking Mount Gardner

Access to Mount Gardner has been closed by a gate and a washout.

Mount Gardner

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.3912, -121.5577 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 39. Turn east onto old US 10 and drive 2 miles, paralleling I-90. At 2 miles turn right onto Forest Road 9020. In another mile this rough road crosses the Iron Horse Trail, then at 4.5 miles from the freeway exit you'll cross the McClel-lan Butte Trail. For the next 3.5 miles the road is rough (high-clearance vehicle recommended). At a fork in the road, about 8 miles from the freeway (elev. 2350 ft), find a place to park. The road continues, but it degrades the higher you climb, so better to trust your feet rather than your wheels from here on out.

More Hike Details


Snoqualmie Region > Snoqualmie Pass

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Snoqualmie Ranger District

Guidebooks & Maps

Day Hiking: Snoqualmie Pass (Nelson & Bauer - Mountaineers Books)

Green Trails Bandera No. 206

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