Squak Mountain: May Valley Access


Frontcountry Trail Run - May Valley Loop (Squak Mountain)

Flock to Squak and trail run with us on this easy after-work cruise on cushy trails at Squak Mountain. Shady and green!

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 970 ft
  • Pace: 3.0 to 4.5 mph

We will meet at the parking lot for Squak Mountain on May Valley Road. Address: 201430 SE May Valley Rd, Issaquah, WA 98027. There is an outhouse at this parking lot.

Please be ready to start at 7:00pm.
A Discovery Pass is required to park here.

Directions from the WTA:
I-90 to Exit 15 (WA 900 / 17th Ave NW). Take this road south; if you've been traveling eastbound on I-90 that's a right turn off the interstate. The road will become Renton-Issaquah Road SE. About 4 miles from the interstate, turn left on May Valley Road. Drive 2.5 miles to a large sign for Squak Mountain State Park on your left.

We will start from the May Valley trailhead and go up towards the Bullitt fireplace approximately 2 miles (one-way) to the wooden gate where equestrian access ends. We will go at an easy to moderate pace and hike as needed on the uphill. When we turn around, we will enjoy a nice, gentle run down on the way back! Fun downhill running. We will cover just over 4 miles total (4.3 miles).


Squak Mountain: May Valley Access

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Trip Reports