Poo Poo Point via Chirico Trail


Day Hike - Poo Poo Point via Chirico Trail

An efficient hike up to the the paraglider launch with nice views of Rainier and Lake Samammish.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,650 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph, but slower if needed for all to enjoy

Meet at the signboard by  the middle of the Chirico trailhead  lot at 7:30.    The lot fills quickly so best to carpool.

Driving directions:  From I-90 in Issaquah take Exit 17 (Front Street) and head south on Front Street through the old part of town. At the south end of town, Front Street changes names to Issaquah Hobart Road.3.1 miles from I-90, turn into the large graveled parking area on the left adjacent to the paraglider landing field. In 2014, a center turn lane was added to the road making turns much easier. Portable toilets may be available at the south end of the parking area. There is no regular source of water here. This side of the field is King County land, and it is not necessary to display a Discover Pass. There is no posted time limit.


Poo Poo Point via Chirico 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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