Soos Creek Trail to Lake Meridian Park


Day Hike - Soos Creek Trail to Lake Meridian Park

Have a wilderness experience close to home, with lunch at a sheltered picnic table overlooking beautiful Lake Meridian and its abundant wildlife.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 500 ft
  • Pace: 2.5 mph

Meet at 9:30 AM in the parking lot for the Gary Grant Soos Creek Park on SE 208th St at the 13600 block in Kent, reached from SR 167 by taking the S 212th St exit eastbound, which becomes SE 208th St.

This is a relaxing stroll through a scenic urban park abounding with wildlife and diverse vegetation.  There are restrooms at the trailhead, the lunch spot and two intermediate points.  No parking pass is required at the trailhead parking lot.


Soos Creek Trail to Lake Meridian Park

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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