April Hikes:  2.5  - 5 miles, 250 - 1,000 feet gain - Tiger Mountain Lowlands

Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Series

April Hikes: 2.5 - 5 miles, 250 - 1,000 feet gain - Tiger Mountain Lowlands

Hike an easy level trail for 3.6 miles through beautiful forest to viewpoints around Tradition Lake. This hike can apply toward your GoHike Graduation!

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  • Easy
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 3.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft
  • Pace: 1.0-1.5 mph

Meet at 9:30AM at Tibbetts Valley Park and Ride, 965 12th Ave NW, Issaquah, WA 98027, and form into carpools there.  Google map location https://goo.gl/maps/kDaMsYBwLMLzVmqU8

This is a lovely loop hike, mostly through forest. We’ll have views of both the lake and the aptly if boringly named Round Pond.  There should be lush ferns and shimmering mosses in some places, maybe even some early spring wildflowers.  

And there are a couple of informstivebinterpretative nature signs here and there.  There is just a bit of elevation; the trail is mostly flat.

Oh, and we should be able to find one of the most misplaced and mysterious rusted out minibus relics to be found anywhere. The bus from the middle of nowhere to ??????


Tiger Mountain Lowlands

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Curiosity, appreciation of nature, sociability, gratitude, and a bit of playfulness.

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