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May Valley Trail

Issaquah Alps > Squak Mountain
47.4819, -122.0542 Map & Directions
4.2 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
1,242 feet
Highest Point
1,606 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Photo by Eric Jain.
  • Mountain views
  • Wildlife
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Rivers

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This quiet, little-used trail wanders through a lowland forest and up the South side of Squak Mountain along Bullitt Creek. Continue reading

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Hiking May Valley Trail

This quiet, little-used trail wanders through a lowland forest and up the south side of Squak Mountain along Bullitt Creek. At the top of the mountain, join the network of trails that lead to a beautiful view of Mount Rainier and the historical remnant of the Bullitt family home.

Wildlife abounds in the form of birds, and great slugs and other small animals. Various wildflowers and ferns can be found along the trail.

WTA worked here in 2012!

May Valley Trail

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.4819, -122.0542 Open in Google Maps

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

Drive I-90 east to Exit 15 and turn onto WA 900 (17th Ave NW). You'll be on this road for 4 miles. Note that after a few blocks through Issaquah, the road name changes to Renton-Issaquah Road SE. After four  miles, turn left onto SE May Valley Road and drive 2.5 miles to large sign for Squak Mountain State Park on the left.

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Issaquah Alps > Squak Mountain

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