Talapus Lake Trail


Day Hike - Talapus & Olallie Lakes

A popular hike in the forest on a well maintained trail We will be pass Talapus Lake on our way to our destination, Olallie Lake. An easy to moderate 6.2 miles round trip, 1270 ft. elevation gain.

  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,270 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,780 ft
  • Pace: 1.75-2 mph

7:30 am at Tibbetts Valley Park (Park & Ride area) in Issaquah 1675 Newport Way NW Issaquah, WA  98027 for those who desire to carpool. Or, meet at 8:15 am at the trailhead NFD Road 9030 North Bend, WA 98045 (I-90 Exit 45).

I would like to begin our hike no later than 8:30 am to avoid the weekend crowd, as parking is limited. 

I will send out a reminder email a couple days before the hike and after registration has closed.


Talapus Lake 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
  11. Hiking Poles (optional)
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