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32 mi 51 km of trail 4 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 9 Trails Intermediate Trails 22 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park - 3

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Favorite The start of your loop on the Cave Hole Trail is complete with plenty of tall, beautiful trees.
Easy/Intermediate

Cougar Mountain Red Town Loop

5.1 mi 8.3 km 690' Up 210.32 m Up 676' Down 206.16 m Down

Newcastle, WA
Favorite Wooden planking to cross a wetland area along Wilderness Creek Trail
Intermediate

Wilderness Peak Loop

3.7 mi 6.0 km 1,243' Up 378.92 m Up 1,243' Down 378.87 m Down

East Re…, WA
Favorite Smooth surface on the Lost Beagle Trail
Difficult

Belvedere to Talus Round-Trip

6.3 mi 10.1 km 1,401' Up 427.04 m Up 1,401' Down 427.07 m Down

Newcastle, WA

Trails in Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park - 31

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1.3 mi 2.0 km #1Indian Trail
Intermediate
Newcastle, WA
Intermediate
Newcastle, WA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #2Licorice Fern Trail
Intermediate
East Renton Highlands, WA
Intermediate
East Renton Highlands, WA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #3Coal Creek Falls Trail
Intermediate
East Renton Highlands, WA
Intermediate
East Renton Highlands, WA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #4Anti-Aircraft Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Newcastle, WA
Intermediate
Newcastle, WA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #5Lost Beagle Trail
Intermediate
Newcastle, WA
Intermediate
Newcastle, WA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #6Peak Trail
Intermediate
East Renton Highlands, WA
Intermediate
East Renton Highlands, WA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #7Coyote Creek Trail
Intermediate
West Lake Sammamish, WA
Intermediate
West Lake Sammamish, WA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #8Gombu Wilderness Cliffs Trail
Difficult
East Renton Highlands, WA
Difficult
East Renton Highlands, WA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #9East Fork Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Issaquah, WA
Easy/Intermediate
Issaquah, WA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #10Deceiver Trail
Difficult
East Renton Highlands, WA
Difficult
East Renton Highlands, WA
2.1 mi 3.4 km #11Shangri La Trail
Easy/Intermediate
West Lake Sammamish, WA
Easy/Intermediate
West Lake Sammamish, WA
0.8 mi 1.4 km #12Big Tree Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Issaquah, WA
Intermediate
Issaquah, WA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #13Clay Pit Road
Easy
Newcastle, WA
Easy
Newcastle, WA
3.0 mi 4.8 km #14Coal Creek Trail
Intermediate
Newcastle, WA
Intermediate
Newcastle, WA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #15Shy Bear Trail
Intermediate
East Renton Highlands, WA
Intermediate
East Renton Highlands, WA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #16Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trail
Intermediate
East Renton Highlands, WA
Intermediate
East Renton Highlands, WA
1.0 mi 1.7 km #17Quarry Trail
Intermediate
Newcastle, WA
Intermediate
Newcastle, WA
1.5 mi 2.5 km #18Bear Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Issaquah, WA
Intermediate
Issaquah, WA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #19Klondike Swamp Trail
Intermediate
Newcastle, WA
Intermediate
Newcastle, WA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #20Precipice Top Trail
Intermediate
Issaquah, WA
Intermediate
Issaquah, WA

Photos of Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park - 34

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The start of your loop on the Cave Hole Trail is complete with plenty of tall, beautiful trees.
Jun 6, 2017 near Newcastle, WA
Falls on Cougar Mountain.
Jun 15, 2020 near Newcastle, WA
Wooden planking to cross a wetland area along Wilderness Creek Trail
Dec 9, 2017 near East Re…, WA
Bridge on Shy Bear Trail
Jun 17, 2015 near East Re…, WA
Some beautiful little trailside blossoms
Jul 28, 2018 near East Re…, WA
The East Fork Trail is wooded
Jun 17, 2015 near East Re…, WA
A break from the summer heat let flowers hold on to the morning dew until the early afternoon.
Aug 14, 2019 near Newcastle, WA
Lots of lush foliage surrounds the Shy Bear Trail.
Jun 6, 2017 near East Re…, WA