Bandera Mountain Trail

#10 of 294 trails in Snoqualmie National Forest

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Bandera Mountain Trail is a 7 mile out and back trail located near North Bend, Washington that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from June until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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1 Completed1 Reviews

It took us 445m round trip-with lunch and rest stops. Good hike. Strenuous but doable (54yrs old). Drank 2.5 liters of water on a 80 degree day. Hiking boots highly recommended due to the amount of rocks on upper portion of trail. Great views. We could see people swimming in the high alpine lakes below us!

Beth Long (113)

2 Completed2 Reviews

This was a challenging hike for me but a little on the crowded side. Would go again earlier to avoid the crowds.

Mark Tameling (127)

3 Completed3 Reviews

What a great, challenging hike. Make sure you have a fair amount of gas in your tank before heading (straight) up after the split from the main trail. Also, I should have brought 3 liters of fluids. It can get pretty hot up there.

Emma Young (134)

4 Completed2 Reviews

Katie Pope (736)

51 Completed19 Reviews

Kristin L (256)

7 Completed3 Reviews

Santiago Balcarcel (52)

1 Completed2 Reviews

Santiago Balcarcel (52)

1 Completed2 Reviews

Bryant Cunningham (142)

6 Completed2 Reviews

Great views of Rainier, St Hellen's, and Seattle way off in the distance. Tough steep hike near the end with rocks on the trail that can loosen easily. Be alert and listen for warning calls from others.

Emily Laura (189)

8 Completed8 Reviews

This was a nice hike. Pretty steep after you go about 1 mile and continues until the junction for Mason Lake. We chose to do both the lake and the summit. It was a tough scramble, mostly because you can't see the end until you get there and it is harder to find the flat spots going up. If you aren't prepared for more rocks after the initial scramble, it can be frustrating. The view is nice and it is pretty quiet at the false summit (we decided against more rocks for the real summit.) It was a gorgeous day and we got really warm, especially during the last bit where there is no tree coverage. Definitely be prepared with water.