Taylor Mountain

An easy, 4-6 mile round trip day hike with 550 feet of elevation gain. The trail follows Holder Creek through second and third-growth forests in and around old logging roads.

getting there

Take Exit 17 off of I-90 and turn right onto Front St. Drive south through Issaquah. As it leaves town, Front St becomes Issaquah-Hobart Rd. Cross under the SR-18 at its junction with Issaquah-Hobart Rd and contine 0.25 mile. Turn left into the parking area at SE 188th St (480 ft).

on the trail

There are a number of out-and-back and loop trips that can be done on the trails and roads in the Taylor Mountain Forest.

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 550 ft
  • 1,100 ft
  • Land Manager: Taylor Mountain Forest
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 8
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
  • Green Trails Tiger Mtn No. 204S
Trip Reports

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  • Holder Creek
  • Taylor Mountain—Holder Creek
  • Holder Knob Loop
  • Taylor Mountain—Holder Knob Loop

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