Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running - Spring Lake/Lake Desire Park

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Frontcountry

Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running - Spring Lake/Lake Desire Park

Learn and practice trail running skills at a local frontcountry trail.

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  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft

Meet at 6:30pm at Cedar Mountain Trailhead, near 18787 179th Pl SE, Renton WA 98058. Park on the roadside gravel, no parking pass required.  


Beautiful rolling hills most of the way, with a short steep ascent to a lookout spot, where if lucky, you have Mount Rainier in front of you.

Map: https://your.kingcounty.gov/GIS/web/Web/VMC/recreation/BCT_SpringLkMcGarvey_brochure.pdf 

Route/Place

Spring Lake/Lake Desire Park


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please wear layers of breathable, technical clothing suitable for outdoor aerobic activities.

  • Waterproof jacket, hat, buff, gloves, sunglasses, gaiters are recommended.
  • Trail running shoes
  • A small day pack 
  • Bring snacks and water.
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