Taylor River


Day Hike - Taylor River

Start on an old logging road, through second growth and serene wilderness, cross bridges over Taylor River and Martin Creek to our destination, Otter Falls.

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  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 650 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,750 ft
  • Pace: Moderate pace

Meet at Tibbet P&R 7am, 1464 Newport Way NW, Issaquah. Trail Parking is limited so we will carpool from the P&R. 

We will hike to Otter Falls. We will be able to see 500 ft of the 1200 ft fall and have lunch there before heading back. Currently there is a road washout so we will need to park with half-mile road walk to the trailhead. Northwest Forest Pass required.


Taylor River

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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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