February 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

FREE Guided Hike: Save Coal Creek History Hike

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Free Guided Hike with the Issaquah Alps Trails Club

Local history experts will share stories & photos as we walk the 1883 railroad grade. Short stops at 10 Interpretive Sites, including the #4 Air-shaft, Ford Slope, Hoist Blocks, and Swanson Property overlook. These are the ‘touch-points’ that connect us to 100 years of hidden history. Over 1,000 people lived and worked here in the 1920’s!

Registration required. No pets allowed.

Trailhead: Cinder Mine Trailhead on Newcastle Golf Course Rd. (Lakemont Blvd. is closed for bridge construction at Coal Creek; approach from SW via Coal Creek Pkwy.)
Trails: 1883 (Coal Creek) Railroad Grade
Distance: 2-3 miles
Duration: 2 hours
Elevation Gain: flat – moderate (steep inclines in some areas)
Additional equipment: Dress for the weather. Hiking poles are helpful for steep sections.

Feel free to contact events@issaquahalps.org with any questions about this event.

Hike – Moderate

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