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West Access Trail

Issaquah Alps > Squak Mountain
47.5143, -122.0770 Map & Directions
1.1 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
800 feet
Highest Point
1340 feet
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This is the western approach to Squak Mountain. Here, you'll have access to the Coal Mine Trail, Bullitt Fireplace Trail, and Chybinski Loop Trail. Continue reading

  • Mountain views
  • Wildlife
  • Good for kids
  • Dogs allowed on leash

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Hiking West Access Trail

The western approach to Squak Mountain provides great access to a number of loop trails around the upper reaches of Squak Mountain, including direct access to the East Side Trail and May Valley Loop Trail from the Squak Mountain State Park Trailhead.

Parking here is very limited, so consider parking at the Wilderness Peak Connector Trailhead 100 yards up the road.

West Access Trail

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.5143, -122.0770 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee


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

The trailhead is about a half-mile north of the Wilderness Creek Trail for Cougar Mountain on SR 900, and 100 yards north of the Wilderness Creek Connector Trail on SR 900.

More Hike Details


Issaquah Alps > Squak Mountain

West Access (#SQUAK-W1)

Washington State Parks

Guidebooks & Maps

National Geographic Issaquah Alps Mount Si 824

Squak Mountain Trails Map

Green Trails Map 203S

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