Double Feature Day Hike: Cedar Butte and Rattlesnake Ledges





We will meet at the Rattlesnake Lake State Park, then head west on the Iron Horse Trail for a mile to the Cedar Butte trailhead. Going up, we will take the scenic Blowout trail to the summit to enjoy the views (about a 800 foot gain). Then back down to the trailhead and up to the Rattlesnake Ledges (about 1,100 foot gain). The overall hike is around 7.7 miles.

**Timeframe**

Cedar Butte Hike: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Rattlesnake Ledges: 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

**Directions from Seattle/Issaquah**

Drive East on I-90 to exit 32 (436th Avenue SE). Turn right (south) on 436th Avenue SE (Cedar Falls Road SE) and drive about 4 miles to the well-developed Rattlesnake Lake parking area on the right. Go past the first parking lost for Rattlesnake Ledges and take the first left into the Iron Horse parking lot. I will be parked at the entrance to the park with a Seattle Outdoor Adventurer's sign posted on my black F-150 truck. A Discover Pass is required at the trailhead.

We will stop at the cars between the two hikes for about 10 minutes. Be sure to protect your skin. The sun is strong this time of year.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Outstanding day for a hike, and a very knowledgeable guide in Brent!

    1 · April 13, 2014

  • Jae

    Thanks Brent. Nice hike with great people... Have a great week everybody :-)

    1 · April 13, 2014

  • Tamara

    What a perfect hiking day and nice group! Thanks, Brent..

    April 13, 2014

  • Kevin

    Running very late. Go on without me. Sorry!

    April 13, 2014

  • Brent D.

    I don't get any cell phone reception at the trailhead so I will not be able to see last-minute postings.

    April 13, 2014

  • Abbas N.

    Anyone want to carpool from Bellevue downtown?

    April 12, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hey Abbas if you're still interested lmk ASAP otherwise I'm going straight to the trailhead

      April 13, 2014

    • Abbas N.

      I will meet you at p&R at 7:30. My cell is[masked]

      April 13, 2014

  • Gayle M

    Have a huge blister on my heel from yesterday's activities and hard to wear my boots :-( . Have a fun time!

    April 13, 2014

  • Brent D.

    Don't forget your Discover Pass for parking.

    April 12, 2014

  • Gayle M

    Amazing!! I was going to go out alone to these as I haven't done Cedar.... and this popped up!! Fabulous :-) .

    April 12, 2014

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