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Saddleback Trail

Issaquah Alps
47.5433, -122.1375 Map & Directions
Length
1.6 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
315 feet
Highest Point
950 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Easy
Mt Rainier, seen from Saddleback Trail. Photo by Ups n Downs. Full-size image
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A nice hike up a small canyon in a local community. Continue reading

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Hiking Saddleback Trail

In what is known as the West Summit Open Space, this trail climbs a canyon wall along an unnamed tributary feeding Coal Creek far below.  Side trails lead to street access and Saddleback Park is reached at it's terminus.  The canyon has ferns and fungi and second growth forest of maple and fir.  The creek can be heard but is mostly unseen.  With a good map you can make this a lollipop loop or utilizing side streets and other trails a much longer loop.

Saddleback Trail

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.5433, -122.1375 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 I-90 take Lakemont Blvd SE to Forest Dr SE.  Turn right and look for the trail on the right past 153rd. Ave SE.

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Issaquah Alps

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