Melakwa Lake–The buzz is out on this great Snoqualmie Pass hike

Location: Snoqualmie Pass region Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 9.0 miles High Point: 4,600 feet Elevation gain: 2,400 feet Difficulty: difficult Green Trails Map: Snoqualmie Pass Gateway, WA- No 207S Contact: North Bend Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest (425) 888-1421 Note: NW Forest Pass required Access: From Seattle, head east on […]

Twin Falls─Pretty pair of plummeting falls on South Fork Snoqualmie River

Quick Facts Location: Snoqualmie Pass Area Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 3.5 miles Elevation Gain: 700 feet Green Trails Maps: Rattlesnake Mountain Upper Snoqualmie Valley No. 205S Access: From Seattle, take I-90 to exit 34 east of North Bend turning right (south) onto SE Edgewick Road (468th Ave SE). Proceed for 0.5 mile turning […]

Middle Fork Snoqualmie River─Snowline prober above the Forks of the Wild Sky

Quick Facts Location: Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Valley near North Bend Land Agency: National Forest Service Roundtrip: 12.0 miles Elevation Gain: 700 feet Access: From Seattle, take I-90 east to exit 34 east of North Bend turning left onto SE Edgewick Road (468th Ave SE). Proceed for .6 mile turning right onto the Middle Fork […]

Squak Mountain─Wedged between a Tiger and a Cougar

Quick Facts Location: Issaquah Alps Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 8.0 miles Elevation Gain: 1,900 feet Green Trails Map: Cougar Mountain/ Squak Mountain No. 203S Contact: Washington State Parks www.parks.wa.gov or Mountains to Sound Greenway www.mtsgreenway.org Notes: Dogs must be leashed. Access: From Seattle follow I-90 east to Issaquah taking Exit 17. Turn right […]