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Shangri La

Issaquah Alps > Cougar Mountain
47.5409, -122.0964 Map & Directions
Length
3.4 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
643 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Easy/Moderate
  • Wildflowers/Meadows
  • Mountain views
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Good for kids

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

A gorgeous trail accessible from the Harvey Manning trailhead on Cougar Mountain. Enjoy wildflowers, as well as the notable "Fantastic Erratic" glacier boulder. Continue reading

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Hiking Shangri La

Shangri La is appropriately named. This is a gorgeous trail accessible from Harvey Manning (formerly Anti-Aircraft) trailhead on Cougar Mountain. Enjoy wildflowers, as well as the notable "Fantastic Erratic" glacier boulder. On clear days, views of the Olympics and much closer-in Tiger Mountain grace hikers' field of vision.

Shangri La

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.5409, -122.0964 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

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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

Driving Directions

From I-90, take Exit 13 and drive south on Lakemont Blvd SE for 2.5 miles. Turn left onto SE Cougar Mountain Way, and follow the double yellow line around to the left as it becomes 168th Pl SE and around to the right to as it becomes SE 60th St. Turn off of 60th Street uphill onto SE Cougar Mountain Drive, a dead end road. The road will change to gravel - at the end is the trailhead.

More Hike Details

Trailhead

Issaquah Alps > Cougar Mountain

Shangri La (#COUGAR-E1)

King County Parks

Guidebooks & Maps

National Geographic Issaquah Alps Mount Si 824

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Shangri La

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