Green River Natural Area


Day Hike - Green River Natural Area

Explore a new King County park on the Green River by hiking a seven mile loop trail, with a lunch stop at a picnic table overlooking the river with a nearby portapotty, continuing on to a fish spawning area before returning to the trailhead.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Meet at 10 AM at the Starbuck's at the corner of Auburn Way S and M Street, reached by heading south at the Auburn Way S exit from SR 18.

From the Starbuck's meeting place we will caravan to the trailhead on 188th Ave SE, near SE 370th St, reached by heading east on SR 164.


Green River Natural Area

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