Experience Issaquah's Scenic Wonder
About Snoqualmie Falls & More
Issaquah is blessed with stunning vistas in every direction. The town is nestled against the “Issaquah Alps” which surround the town on three sides. Here, you can find glorious views of Mt. Rainier while still being in close proximity to many scenic peaks, state parks, and natural areas.
Cougar Mt Regional
Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park is a regional park in King County, Washington, near the towns of Bellevue and Issaquah. The park was established in June 1983 to protect the central core of Cougar Mountain, the park covers 3,115 acres with 38 miles of hiking trails and 12 miles of equestrian trails.
Squak Mountain is the second most westerly mountain of the Issaquah Alps mountain chain in Washington state. It is situated between Cougar Mountain to the west and Tiger Mountain to the east. Interstate 90 parallels the base of the north side of the mountain.
King County Parks
Enjoy the beauty of King County while walking on their extensive regional trail system or hiking in the backcountry. King County has one of the largest regional parks and trail systems in the country, all easily accessible from your home base in Issaquah. View their comprehensive parks and natural areas list to plan your adventure in King County.
Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park is a 500+ acre day use park that is part of the Washington State Park system and has been an important cultural region for local Native American tribes for centuries. Explore the surrounding wetlands, deciduous forests, and heron rookery for opportunities to spot wildlife.
2000 NW Sammamish Rd
Get a glimpse of Mount Si and you will understand why the legends of the Snoqualmie people described it as the body of the moon, fallen to earth. It rises dramatically above the coastal plains and calls to hikers and mountain climbers of all abilities. Climb to its summit and savor the views.
Snoqualmie Falls is a sacred Native American site and Washington’s most iconic waterfall, falling 268 feet over granite cliffs. Visitors can view the falls from upper and lower observation decks like the Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Museum and Park.
Learn more about Snoqualmie Falls on our Beyond Issaquah page.
37451 SE Fish Hatchery Road
Tiger Mountain State Park
The lush forests, picturesque creeks, and expansive views in Tiger Mountain State Park will take your breath away. Part of the “Issaquah Alps”, Tiger Mountain has extensive hiking and mountain biking trails to keep you happy for days.
Learn more about their trail system on our Outdoor Adventures page.