Margaret's Way


Day Hike - Margaret's Way to Debbie's View

This is a 2.0 to 2.5 paced hike. Well maintained trail. The elevation is a consistent climb of 1,500 feet elevation gain. We will hike to Debbie's View for a total of 7.2 miles round trip. Group will meet at 8:00 am in the Cougar Mountain Recreation parking lot just off of highway 900. No parking pass required. This is a COVID King County Phase 2 hike. Please bring a face covering for wearing while passing others on the trail. Due to Covid restrictions, carpooling is not recommended with people outside of your household.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,730 ft
  • Pace: 2.5 mph

We will meet at 8:00 am at the Cougar Mountain Recreation parking lot. There are porta potties and a kiosk. Please bring a mask to wear.  No parking pass required.

From I-90, take exit 15 signed Lake Sammamish/Renton Highway 900. At the stoplight at the end of the exit turn right onto Highway 900/Renton-Issaquah Road and go south toward Renton. From the stoplight drive 3.2 miles and turn left at the easy-to-miss driveway with a large blue Cougar Mountain Recreation sign. The large parking lot is straight ahead.


Margaret's Way

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
  11. Mask
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