Soos Creek Trail to Lake Meridian Park


Day Hike - Soos Creek Trail to Lake Meridian Park

Have a wilderness experience close to home, exploring the splendor of the Soos Creek Valley enroute to the turnaround point at beautiful Lake Meridian Park, where we have our lunch at a sheltered picnic table overlooking the lake.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 200 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Meet at 9:30 AM in the parking lot for the Gary Grant Soos Creek Park trailhead 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.  No parking pass is required. 

From the meeting place, we will hike south on a trail through the Soos Creek Valley, experiencing a diverse variety of flora and fauna enroute to our lunch spot at Lake Meridian Park, where we can watch the ducks and geese in and around the lake while enjoying our lunch at a sheltered picnic table.  Restrooms are located at the trailhead, the lunch spot and two intermediate locations.  We should be back to the cars by 3 PM.  


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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