Preston-Snoqualmie Trail — Overlooked rail trail between Snoqualmie Falls and Tiger Mountain

  Quick Facts: Location: Preston and Snoqualmie Land Agency: King County Parks Distance: 11.0 miles roundtrip Elevation Gain: 500 feet Contact: King County Parks Notes: dogs on leash Access: From Seattle follow I-90 east to Exit 22. Then turn left on SE 82nd Street, cross freeway and turn right onto SE High Point Way. Drive […]

Your Neighborhood

Quick Facts: Location: Throughout the Northwest Land Agency: families, HOAs, sundry municipalities and park districts Distance: as far and as long as you like, but do it regularly Elevation Gain: elevated mood Contact: Your friends and neighbors (from a safe distance) and share some good news Notes: Dogs encouraged, no fees, no groups, stay six […]

Christmas Lake and Cedar Butte- Bad tidings and spelling

Quick Facts: Location: Snoqualmie Valley near North Bend Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 4.2 miles Elevation Gain: 900 feet Green Trails Map: Rattlesnake Mountain Upper Snoqualmie Valley 205S Access: From Seattle take I-90 east to exit 32 in North Bend turning right (south) onto 436th Ave SE which soon becomes Cedar Falls Road. Follow for 3.1 […]

Squak Mountain East Ridge– discover the quiet Issaquah Alp

Quick Facts: Location: Issaquah Alps Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 8.0 miles Elevation Gain: 2000 feet Green Trails Map: Cougar Mountain/ Squak Mountain No. 203S Contact: Washington State Parks and Mountains to Sound Greenway Recommended Resource: Urban Trails Eastside  Notes: Dogs must be leashed. Good to Know: snow-free winter hike, trail less taken, dog-friendly (on-leash), kid-friendly, […]