Cougar Mountain: Harvey Manning Trailhead


Day Hike - Cougar Mountain: Harvey Manning Trailhead

Hike through a local forest to a view.

  • Sun, Mar 15, 2020
  • Seattle Hiking Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Adults, Singles, 20-30 Somethings
  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,175 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

We will meet at 8:00 AM at the trailhead.

Trailhead: Harvey Manning Trailhead

  • Permits (Trailhead Only): None!

COVID-19 Response (2020-03-11): Changed start location.

The route we'll be taking will include a fair number of detours. We'll be making a big loop around the Northeastern part of the Park. Our primary detour includes parts of the Shangri La and Surprise Creek Trails which will take us to the Western edge of Issaquah and slightly outside the park. We'll make our way back into the park to the view afterwhich we'll meander back to the trailhead.

Prior to signing up for this hike, please take into account the following:

  • Adults only (≥18 yrs old).
  • We'll be going at a casual pace.
  • We will be hiking rain or shine though if conditions prove dangerous then we'll adjust (or cancel) the hike as needed. 

Cougar Mountain: Harvey Manning Trailhead

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
Trip Reports