Chirico Trail

#3 of 14 trails in Tiger Mountain State Forest

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Chirico Trail is a 3.6 mile out and back trail located near Issaquah, Washington that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail, but only on leash.

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Stephanie Diane (127)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Good. Steep.

Adrienne Hairston (175)

4 Completed1 Reviews

Fantastic! Tough hike but definitely worth it!

Katy Olson (73)

4 Completed4 Reviews

All uphill hike. Lots of stone steps. The view at the top with the para gliders was amazing. So many of them were taking off in the early evening. There must have been 20 or so. We stayed and watched them for about an hour. Steep, but way worth the view and experience from the top.

Cassidy Borchers (83)

4 Completed1 Reviews

Not a bad hike. Absolutely relentless in the fact that it just keeps going up, there's never a little break in the uphill climb. Lots of stone steps, well maintained trail. Plenty of places to stop and catch your breath. There are 2 benches in the first half that are nicely spaced. Don't stop at the first landing, follow the trail up to the second landing. It's just a little further but totally worth it. Shorter than the classic Poo Poo Point trail, a little harder, but way better. A fit person could do it in an hour, probably less.

Kristin Anderson (160)

10 Completed1 Reviews

Tarek Kamil (142)

1 Completed1 Reviews

1,900 feet up and the view is with every step. Not many switchbacks but still relatively easy.

alex ibarra (36)

1 Completed1 Reviews

This is a moderate to difficult trail, unless you are a Pro... Not recommended for small kids, it is also more difficult if you haven't worked on your cardio.

Views are you reward, beautiful views on a clear day...

I will probably give 5 stars to this trail, but parking is difficult, a lot of people and unfortunately during my visit a lot of garbage was left by other hickers...

Get early and keep our trails clean


Christine Clarke (71)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Beautiful, panoramic views from two points - the open field and paraglide launch point. On a clear day, you can see Mt Rainier to the south and Mt Baker to the north. I consider this a moderate hike - ~2000 ft gain in less than 2 miles can be tough if you haven't done much cardio. This hike is very popular - get there early. Parking can be challenging. I personally would not bring non-hiking guests, very small children or small dogs on this hike, although plenty of people do so, and rate it as a family hike.

Barry G. (359)

Great family hike

Ca Cu (107)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Nice and tough trail. Busy even on weekdays. Nice to see the paragliders flying. Took 2.5hrs for me round trip.