Soaring Eagle Trail

King County Parks Department

8:30AM - 3:30PM
Thu, Dec 20, 2012


Hard at work at Soaring Eagle.

Soaring Eagle Natural Area is part of the King County Park system. It is the northern end of a regional trail system starting at I-90 and includes Grand Ridge, Duthie Hill and Beaver Lake Preserve. For this work party we will be building turnpike structures on either the Babe's Way Trail or the North Trail. Ho, Ho, Ho! Check out the details for info on the special festivities that will take place on this last Thursday work party prior to Christmas.

This is the regular Thursday work party, so we will be meeting at 7:00 a.m. for breakfast at IHOP, in Issaquah at 1433 NW Sammamish Road, Issaquah, WA 98027. Coming from Seattle, take Exit 15 and turn left at the light onto WA-900. Cross over the over-pass and take the left at NW Sammamish Rd. IHOP will be on the left. All volunteers are welcome join us. It is a great opportunity to meet your co-workers. Otherwise you can meet us at the trailhead at the regular time.

Special Holiday Celebration: Santa will make his annual appearance on this last Thursday work party prior to the Holidays. We'll end the work party early (around 1:30) and head over to celebrate with treats and good cheer at Duthie Hill Park. If you would like to bring a dish or dessert to share, please consider bringing a warm or savory dish if your last name begins with A - M, and consider bringing a dessert if your last name begins with N - Z. You do not need to feel obligated, and you can certainly deviate if you so desire. Marta will be available to collect any warm dishes from you in the morning to take to the county office to keep warm. Contact Marta at with any questions!

Soaring Eagle is a 460 acre parcel above Issaquah that King County Parks has acquired, and will become part of the trail system that connects from I-90 north through Grand Ridge to Duthie Hill Park, north through Soaring Eagle. It contains many neighborhood trails that need repair and possible re-routes.

Driving directions:
From I-90 east, take Exit 18, East Sunset Way - Highlands Drive. At � mile stay left on Highlands Drive and follow for 2.1 miles. Turn right onto Issaquah � Fall City Road and follow for 2 miles. Just past Endeavor Elementary School, the road becomes Duthie Hill Road. Follow Duthie Hill road for 1.3 miles and turn left onto Trossachs Blvd and follow for 1.3 miles to the meeting point. (Driving time from Seattle: approximately .50 hours).


GPS coordinates are only approximate, please always use the written driving directions when trying to find a trail head

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