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Rattlesnake Ledge

North Bend, WA

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Rattlesnake Ledge Trail is a 4 mile out and back trail located near North Bend, Washington that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Go early in the morning!

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Snoquera Falls Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

This is a moderate hiking trail. It may not be safe for children or pets. Overall, it was a great hike. Highly recommended for solitude.

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Mount Washington Trail
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6 Completed 0 Reviews

Completed this hike yesterday. In short it's a very nice hike. It's as much a burner as Mt. Si is but the trail is way more interesting. Better views at the top too. Rough rock and roots abound on the trail so a good supportive pair of boots is helpful. Left the parking lot at 10:30 am (on a Monday) and passed 3 groups of 2 the entire day so it wasn't crowded at all. Overall a very rewarding hike.

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Sauk Mountain Trail
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8 Completed 0 Reviews

Switchbacks through meadow flowers to a 360 degree view of the north cascades. Loved the hike but the trail to the lake was still covered in deep snow.

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Shoe Lake Trail
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5 Completed 3 Reviews

What can I say about Shoe Lake? It's beautiful! It's also buggy this time of year. Bring a head net and wear something loose with long sleeves if stopping for any length of time.

There were few wildflowers and the trail is moderate with a slight elevation gain the whole way. The trail is easily traveled but there were many blowdowns within the first 2 miles to Ginnette Lake. Made for some good yoga moves going under or around. After that the trail levels out traveling next to a few beautiful meadows. After you pass the Chairlift trail 1112 junction you'll start traveling along a ridge with stunning views and many viewpoints! Soon you'll see the chairlift. An interesting surprise but it soon disappears. In about a mile the first views of your destination appear. A saddle to access Shoe Lake. We ran in to more and more snow patches along this ridge but those were easily traveled, until you skirt Hogback Mountain. Viewpoints show you this section of trail. Along this section, the trail skirts the ridge-line on its steep slope and there were 3 large patches of snow that are dicey to travel at best. Poles made it easier. Be careful crossing the snow. If you slip, it's a long slide down the slope with rocks here and there. This is were we turned around, making it half way across the first snow field. It was too late in the day to continue, and moving on wouldn't be safe. We were about 1/2 mile from Shoe Lake. So we try again next month when there is less snow and mosquitoes.

All and all, this is a great hike. Beautiful in all it's glory and a must see! Go later in the year if snow is an issue.

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Green Lake Loop
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20 Completed 5 Reviews

Quick, easy, and busy.

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Sammamish River Trail
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20 Completed 5 Reviews

Great for roller blading. Benches and bathrooms along the trail as well. Follows the river the entire way, so sometimes you may run into bugs. Also, multiple parking areas so you can start any where along the trail.

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East Creek Trail
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23 Completed 1 Reviews

Bridge is out so you can't go very far but it is a fun place to get out and stretch your legs.

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summit lake trail, wa # 1177
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5 Completed 3 Reviews

The road to the trail head sucked.... Washboards, potholes and everything else in between to rattle the crap off your dash and into your lap. Left at the "Y" to go to Summit Lake and right to go to Coplay. The trail was good. No real complaints. Beautiful lake with lots of bugs to feed on ya. I ended up going to Coplay lake after and doing some fishing. 3.5 inchers seems to be the norm there and that was disappointing but hey, I'm out in the woods and livin, right?

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Foothills Trail
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5 Completed 3 Reviews

First off, this is NOT a loop. Its an end to end from South Prairie to nearly Puyallup. Minus the distance, its all flat besides a small hill and i wouldn't even qualify this as a hike but merely a long walk. Its all paved and well maintained and parallels the highway most of the way. The bridge and river at the half way mark was the main attraction (for me) and I'd consider doing this again with a bike and a few friends for a decent workout. With so many other places to "hike" out there, why waste your time here with little views and a TON of people. Get out in the woods and live.

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Skookum Flats Trail
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5 Completed 3 Reviews

I started from the Buck Creek side and it was nearly 7 miles to the waterfall's base cutoff trail. I went over a few bridges with running creeks, cool moss growth and a fair amount of old growth timber. Overall, it was pretty easy hiking. You'll know you're there cause the sound is tremendous from the water falling on flat rock. I made the steep scramble to the base of the falls for some amazing pictures and a cool off session to boot. Definitely worth the sweat and work. The location is convenient and id definitely do it again.

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