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Issaquah Alps > Tiger Mountain
47.4679, -121.9362 Map & Directions
Length
0.5 miles, one-way
Elevation Gain
163 feet
Highest Point
2657 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Easy
Misty weather on Tiger Mountain. Photo by George and Sally. Full-size image
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Good for kids
  • Fall foliage

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The Quick Link Trail is a short segment in the middle of the east tiger trail system. Combine this trail with others to form any number of loop hikes, including a trip to the east tiger summit. Continue reading

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The Quick Link Trail is a short segment in the middle of the east tiger trail system. Tiger Mountain is a dynamic forest owned and managed by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR). As a working forest it creates revenue for the state as well as providing recreation opportunities for hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders.

The shortest path to the Quick Link Trail is to leave from the tiger summit trailhead and travel along the Predator Trail for 1.8 miles until it intersects access road 5500. Hang a right and follow this road for a brief stint before arriving at the start of the Quick Link Trail. Over its 0.5 mile course, this trail gently contours a slope before ending at another intersection with access road 5500. Hop over the road to continue on the Master Link Trail or take this access road to another part of the forest. For mountain bike riders, they are only allowed to travel in the uphill direction on this trail, whereas hikers can move in both directions. Many other trails in this network are directional in the same way. This trail can be combined with others to form any number of loop hikes, including a trip to the east tiger summit and beyond.

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Map & Directions

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Co-ordinates: 47.4679, -121.9362 Open in Google Maps

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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 I-90, take exit 25 and head south on highway 18. After 4.2 miles, turn into the wide pullout on the right. From here follow signs down a gravel road for 0.3 miles to the Tiger Summit Trailhead.

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Issaquah Alps > Tiger Mountain

Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Guidebooks & Maps

DNR: Tiger Mountain Forest map

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