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Margaret's Way

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.9 (14)

Connect Hwy 900 to Squak Mountain on this relentlessly switchbacking trail.


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Map Key

3.0

Miles

4.8

KM

Point to Point

1,759' 536 m

High

371' 113 m

Low

1,526' 465 m

Up

138' 42 m

Down

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

35%

Max Grade (19°)

Dogs Unknown

Description

Named after Margaret MacLeod, a park planner who helped to preserve hundreds of acres of land in this area. You'll be almost immediately immersed in the land she protected as this trail meanders steeply uphill through dense forest and past rushing streams.

It first starts by using a mix of newly built singletrack and forest roads that once filled this mountain. The roads are now long decommissioned and are being reclaimed by this rapidly changing forest.

Flora & Fauna

Bigleaf Maple, Cedar, Western Hemlock, and Douglas-fir.

Contacts

Shared By:

Tom Robson

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  3.9 from 14 votes

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Buds are starting to appear - Spring is not too far away!
Mar 1, 2020 near East Re…, WA
A sample of the well-built Margaret's Way Trail.
Jun 27, 2016 near East Re…, WA
Dense forest is the name of the game on Margaret's Way.
Jun 27, 2016 near East Re…, WA
In death comes new life, as displayed by this nurse log.
Jun 27, 2016 near East Re…, WA
Back to the birch wood.
Apr 12, 2019 near East Re…, WA
One of the only viewpoints off of Margaret's Way.
Jun 27, 2016 near East Re…, WA

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