Hike Margaret’s Way Trail to Debbie’s View
When: Thursday July 22, 2021 meeting at the trailhead at 9:00 am. We will leave the trailhead promptly at 9:10.
Trailhead: Take exit 15 off I-90 (Lake Sammamish/ Hwy 900). Turn right and go south onto Hwy 900. Proceed on 900 (Renton-Issaquah Road) for 3.3 miles. Turn left at the easy-to-miss driveway with a large blue “Cougar Mountain Recreation” sign. The large parking lot is straight ahead. No permit required to park at the trailhead.
Hiking details: Approximately 6.8 miles round trip with 1614 feet elevation gain. Margaret's Way is a delightful mostly shady forest ramble along wooded hillsides and near rushing creeks continuing on a moderate grade through silent sentinel trees culminating in Debbie's View, a lookout point with views of Mount Rainier and the surrounding foothills.
Please bring a chair for a social visit at the trailhead after the hike. Host will provide beverages.
Contact Janice.DAmato@comcast.net or 971.300.4539 with questions. Nasty weather cancels. Contact trip leader if in doubt and sign up at snojoke.org.