Coal Creek Natural Area


Day Hike - Coal Creek Natural Area

Easy hike through the Coal Creek Natural area to Newcastle Beach park

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Coal Creek Parkway between Forest Drive SE and SE 60th St
Bellevue, WA 98006

Time:  9:30am

No parking pass is required.  Please remove all valuables from car as high theft area.

We will do a 1.6 mi loop through the Coal Creek Natural Area, then follow the Lower Coal Creek trail northwest to Newcastle Beach Park (2.5 mi) where we will have lunch before hiking back

Hiking track:

We will go at a moderate pace (2 mph) with rest breaks as needed.  Bring lunch and plenty of water and dress in layers.  Hiking poles and waterproof boots are strongly recommended. 

For safety we will all hike as a group so please assess beforehand whether this distance/elevation gain/pace will suit you before registering


Coal Creek Natural Area

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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