Coal Creek Natural Area

An easy, 6 mile urban hike with 500 ft in elevation gain. Walk through a canopy of second growth forest in Coal Creek Nature Area to adjoining Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park. There are few trailheads that allow you several hike variations.

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft
  • 640 ft
  • Green Trails Cougar Mtn No. 203S
  • Red Marker
    47.566421, -122.179915
    47.5664212291 -122.179914732
  • Red Marker
    47.534767, -122.128691
    47.5347674427 -122.128691404

Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Coal Creek Natural Area

Day Hiking Trip
After Hours Conditioning Hike at a Moderate Pace
Difficulty: Easy
Wed, Mar 28, 2018
No Prerequisites
6 participants
Registration closes Mar 26
Foothills Branch

CHS 2 Hike - Coal Creek Natural Area

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
Two hikes in one! We'll explore both the Coal Creek Trail and a few trails
Difficulty: Easy
Sun, Apr 1, 2018
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Registration opens Mar 26
Seattle Branch

Day Hike - Coal Creek Trail

Day Hiking Trip
Explore the enchanted Coal Creek Valley, with lunch at a picnic table by the shore
Difficulty: Easy
Tue, Apr 3, 2018
No Prerequisites
8 participants
Registration closes Apr 1
Tacoma Branch

Day Hike - Coal Creek Natural Area

Day Hiking Trip
Hike through the Coal Creek Natural Area from the Cinder Mine trailhead to Coal Creek
Difficulty: Easy
Sat, Apr 21, 2018
No Prerequisites
4 participants 0 leaders
Registration closes Apr 19
Seattle Branch
Trip Reports

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  • Coal Creek Park
  • Coal Creek Trail

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