Hiking and Mountain Biking Trails Info

Issaquah Trails and Parks

 

Miles of hiking trails to explore when you visit Issaquah. There is good reason locals call the highland area around Issaquah the “Issaquah Alps.” Check out our plentiful state and city parks or hit the trails!

Issaquah Trails Map

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Guided Hikes Led by Issaquah Alps Trails Club

Outdoor Adventures and Education provided by REI

Team Building Adventures facilitated by Compass Outdoor Adventures

State Parks, Forests and Open Areas

When exploring the natural beauty of the area, please note that use of most of the trails and backcountry areas requires a Discover Pass. Learn more

King County

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. Fill your days swimming, kayaking, paddling, fishing, boating, and picnicking and explore the surrounding wetlands, deciduous forests, and heron rookery for opportunities to spot wildlife.

Lake Sammamish State Park

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.

The Raging River Trail System is a 17 mile mountain bike-oriented single track trail system in the Raging River State Park.

Tiger Summit has over 15 trails, all available to hikers and most available to mountain bikes.

Featured Trails

Poo Poo Point-Chirico Trail

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Inspired by the sound of logging steam whistles, the Poo Poo Point - Chirico Trail is a trail with a view of Issaquah, Squak Mountain, Cougar Mountain, and Lake Sammamish. Poo Poo is an adaptation of native american sounds for the steam whistle. It is one of the areas most sought after vistas where Seattle Paragliding Outfitters soar like birds and land at the trailhead.

Tiger Mountain Trail

Meander along part or all of the 15 mile Tiger Mountain Trail to experience the creeks, ferns, forests, and wildflowers of the Tigers.

Tradition Lake Loop

The Tradition Lake Loop is a popular 3 mile loop that offers views of lakes and wildflowers and can be reached by bus from Issaquah.

 

Mountain Biking

Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park
A world renowned destination and over 120 acres of single track mountain bike trails. Located among lush evergreen forest this premier mountain bike park hosts monthly events in education and trail maintenance.

 

Lodging

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Motel options for the budget conscious.

Unique places.

RV spaces.

WEDDINGS, MEETINGS & GROUPS

Urban, hotel conference locations.

Sophisticated northwest lodge-style venues.

Rustic barns and farms for gatherings.

Treehouse retreats and speakeasy spaces.

Getting Here

Public Transit

Points of Entry

Parking

SHOPPING & DINING

Downtown Issaquah

Grand Ridge Plaza

Historic Gilman Village

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