Granite Creek Trail


Day Hike - Granite & Thompson Lakes

This will be a day hike to Granite Lakes only. A beautiful hike through old growth forest.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,400 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,130 ft
  • Pace: 2.7

We will meet at the trailhead at 8:00 am.  Directions to follow.  If anyone needs to carpool we can meet at the Tibbett's Park & Ride just across the street from the Issaquah Transit Center at 7:30 am.

This will be a moderate paced day hike up to Granite Lakes.  The weather is forecast to be clear but on the cooler side for the day.  We will have stops as needed for clothing adjustments or food and water.  Please bring your 10 Essentials and be sure to wear proper hiking boots.  We will have lunch at the lake.  It will be wise to bring Insect Repellent along with.  This will be updated as I think of items of importance for the trip.


Granite Creek Trail

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
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