Bear Ridge Trail

EASY 3 reviews

Bear Ridge Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Issaquah, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
816 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

hiking
11 months ago

The trail starts at a tiny (3 cars) parking area on highway 900 just South of Talus Drive. Try to back into the area to make it easier to exit into heavy traffic. The climb up to the "Fantastic Erratic Boulder" is gradual / serene and the boulder has a nice flat spot to take a break on. The trail remainder is more moderate as it climbs thru switchbacks to its max altitude. Trail is in good shape and only saw two other hikers on a weekday. A few bugs were buzzing.

hiking
Friday, May 26, 2017

Serene trail with little traffic. Gentle uphill climb with downhill most of the way back. We stopped to rest on the cool giant boulder. Beautiful area!

hiking
3 months ago