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Bellevue Visitors Guide

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Coal Creek Natural Area
Coal Creek Natural Area

The Coal Creek Natural Area has three wonderful trails to hike, the Coal Creek, Primrose, and Lower Coal Creek Trail. All trails will lead you up and down small ravines, through a forest of Douglas...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Red Town Trail
Red Town Trail

The Red Town Trail is one of the first trails you will come across when entering the park. From the information kiosk walk forward and keep left at the trailhead marker. The trail is very wide when...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
China Creek Trail
China Creek Trail

The China Creek Trail starts at a service gate entrance to the right of the Cougar Mountain information booth. The trail is a short .3 mile trail on a wide, gravel, park service road.

Once you get...

Rated 2 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Marshall's Hill Trail
Marshall's Hill Trail

Located far from the park entrance you will have this trail to yourself. Rarely have I seen other hikers on this remote trail but that doesn't mean that there is nothing to be seen. You can easily...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
De Leo Wall Trail
De Leo Wall Trail

The De Leo Wall Trail can be one of the most scenic trails on the West side of Cougar Mountain. From the scenic overlook you can see the city of Renton to the South and on a clear day Mount Rainier....

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Lower Coal Creek Trail
Lower Coal Creek Trail

This trail is an excellent finish to the four trails of Coal Creek Park. This trail offers the best views of Coal Creek and offers more of a challenge. The hills are not terribly steep but there are...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Steam Hoist Trail
Steam Hoist Trail

This short loop is another trail at Cougar Mountain where you can see some of the areas coal mining history. Along this trail you will come across the concrete pillars from the mines steam hoist. A...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Coal Creek Trail
Coal Creek Trail

This is an easy hike that will lead you through a historical coal mining region. While the towns are gone you will still be able to view some artifacts from the past. Along the way you will see a coal...

Rated 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Wildside Trail
Wildside Trail

This is one of my favorite trails to run on within the Cougar Mountain Park. It has a lot to offer in the form of scenery, access to other trails, and challenge. This trail can also be difficult to...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Bagley Seam Trail
Bagley Seam Trail

The official trail may only be .2 miles long but to get to this trail you will have to hike in using one of two different routes, via Red Town Trail or Wildside Trail. The total distance travelled...

Rated 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Rainbow Town Trail
Rainbow Town Trail

This is one of my favorite short hikes in the park. It is an easy stroll and round trip is only 1 mile long, depending on which route you take. On this trail you will see many artifacts from the...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Primrose Trail
Primrose Trail

At only .8 miles the Primrose Trail seems like a quick detour, however, this trail offers some of the best sites to be seen. On this trail you will follow Coal Creek while making a few crossings of...

Rated 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

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