Cougar Mountain: Terrace Trail Trailhead

Hike from the edge of The Highlands in Newcastle one mile to Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park. From there continue on to De Leo Wall or onto Marshall Hill Trail and return on the other to make a loop.

getting there

Take Exit 10 off of I-405 drive south on Coal Creek Pkwy SE. Turn left onto SE 79th St and then right onto 136 the Ave SE. Bear right onto 144th Pl SE and continue to the trailhead (530 ft), just north of SE 87th Pl.

on the trail

 Terrace Trail begins at the north east corner of The Highlands and ascends to Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park where it connects with the De Leo Wall and Marshall Hill Trails. The Wildside Trail connects the De Leo Wall and Marshall Hill Trails to make a nice loop.

  • Difficulty: *Varies*
  • Land Manager: City of Newcastle Parks & Trails
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
Map
  • Green Trails Cougar Mtn No. 203S
  • see Land Manager
Activities

Upcoming Activities

Frontcountry Trail Run - Terrace & Marshall Hill Trails

Trail Running Trip
8 mile evening trail run with 2,170 feet of elevation gain through Newcastle/Cougar Mountain trails.
Difficulty: Strenuous
Wed, Mar 17, 2021
No Prerequisites
1 participant 0 leaders
Registration closes Mar 15
Foothills Branch
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Titles

This is a list of titles that represent the variations of trips you can take at this route/place. This includes side trips, extensions and peak combinations. Not seeing a title that fits your trip? Log in and send us updates, images, or resources.

  • De Leo Wall
  • De Leo Wall Loop
  • Terrace Trail
  • Terrace Trail & De Leo Wall
  • Terrace Trail & De Leo Wall Loop
  • Marshall Hill Trail
  • Terrace & Marshall Hill Trails
  • Terrace, De Leo Wall, Wildside & Marshall Hill Loop
  • Cougar Mountain Loop
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