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Chirico Trail to Poo-Poo Point

MODERATE 140 reviews

Chirico Trail to Poo-Poo Point is a 3.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Issaquah, WA that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

3.6 miles 1617 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

horseback riding

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

This is the shorter route to Poo Poo Point, beginning at the paragliding landing field rather than the high school several miles to the north. Popular site for hiking, paragliding and hang gliding The Chirico Trail is a lovely spot located just off of I-90 in Issaquah. It is conveniently located and after about 700 feet of elevation the noise from any roads disappears. It is easy to reach and leaves the user in the forest and forgetting how close I-90 and Highway 18 are for most of the trail. The south launch area allows the users to have lovely valley views while looking out over the top of the nudist colony. The north launch area of Poo-Poo Point allows the user to have lovely views of the Lake Sammamish and Issaquah.

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17 days ago

Great! Fairly difficult but the payoff at the top is definitely worth it.

22 days ago

Good hike and pretty views. Not too much to see in September. Very vertical and a little rough on the knees coming down.

22 days ago

28 days ago

Moderately easy hike. Very rewarding view at the top and it's awesome if you can see paragliders

hiking
29 days ago

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1 month ago

Good trail for beginners. There are few tough areas but overall it is a good trail route.

hiking
1 month ago

Hiked this at night. Beautiful view of the city lights at night. Loved it.

1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

My favorite hike always and forever. When I want to unplug from the world but not do a long one, yet feel the burn, I choose Chirico. Quick burner and lovely scenery at every turn. I've noticed it's becoming increasingly busy, but everyone is polite and courteous.

1 month ago

Great hike. I started from Issaquah High School and hiked up to Poo Poo. We went down on Chirico trail. The only downside is busy with people on the trail.

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1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

My first hike in Washington. Fairly busy trail and steeper than I anticipated but the view from the top is magnificent. Parasailers enhanced the experience. Will do it again if I get back this way.

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1 month ago

Not bad for a weekend hike.

1 month ago