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Soaring Eagle Regional Park (Self-Guided)

Issaquah Alps

LENGTH
12.0 miles, roundtrip

ELEVATION
Highest Point: 500 ft.

Soaring Eagle Regional Park features 12 miles of trails that are regularly used by hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. The Pipeline Trail crosses through the park and is wide and flat—in fact, it is quite common to see families with baby strollers out enjoying the trail. Soaring Eagle is also popular for trail running competitions. Soaring Eagle Regional Park is 600 acres of mature forests, wetlands, and wildlife habitat. Soaring Eagle sits above Patterson Creek on the edge of the Sammamish Plateau along the western flank of the Snoqualmie River Valley. This natural area provides sanctuary for black bear, bobcat, black tail deer and more than 40 species of birds.

King County Parks partners with groups such as Washington Trails Association, Friends of Soaring Eagle, the Boy Scouts, and hiking and biking enthusiasts who volunteer to help us maintain the trails and preserve the park’s natural heritage.

Driving Directions
The main entry is on the west side of the park in Sammamish via 228th Avenue SE and SE 8th Street to the end of East Main Drive where a paved parking lot can accommodate up to five horse trailers. The address is 26015 East Main Drive.

A second entry point is on the south side of the park at the end of Trossachs Boulevard via SE Duthie Hill Road. Parking is along Trossachs Boulevard.

A third entry is located on the northwest corner of the park via NE 8th Sreet to 258th Ave NE. There is limited street parking near a retention pond.

Another entry from the south is at the Beaver Lake Preserve along West Beaver Lake Drive.

THIS HIKE IS SELF GUIDED!! - There may or may not be a coordinator in attendance. Be responsible for yourself and those you hike with.

DISCLAIMER: HIKING IN THE WILDERNESS CAN PUT YOU IN DANGEROUS SITUATIONS, MENTAL AND PHYSICAL STRESS. I AM NOT A HIKING GUIDE. I AM ONLY A HIKER INVITING OTHER HIKERS TO JOIN IN THE FUN. WHEN YOU RSVP AND ATTEND THESE MEETUPS, YOU ARE ACKNOWLEDGING THAT YOU ARE FULLY AWARE THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY.

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