Run Leader - Mark Smith
Please note that the paving project on the East Lake Sammamish Trail from Lake Sammamish to Issaquah is complete and the trail is open again! We will be meeting at Fred Meyer's as noted below. See you there!
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From I-90, take exit- EXIT 17- Turn NORTH onto FRONT ST. N. This turns into E LAKE SAMMAMISH PKWY SE / Turn right into the FRED MEYER parking lot. We will gather next to Starbucks.
From Kirkland/Bellevue/Seattle North side, get on WA-520 E. Merge onto REDMOND WAY / WA-202 E toward FALL CITY / NORTH BEND. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto E LAKE SAMMAMISH PKWY NE. Continue beyond SE 56TH ST. and turn LEFT at Fred Meyer's. Park next to Starbucks.
Parking: Near to Starbucks. We will cross the street together after introductions.
Breakfast afterwards: Corner Bakery Cafe, 720 NW Gilman Blvd. Issaquah, WA, 425-651-2270
Run starts at 8:30am
Option A: Out and back run for total of 6 miles northbound along the East Lake Sammamish Trail. However you can run out and back any distance.
Option B: 9.75 mile course on paved trails along with dirt trails on the lower section of Tiger Mountain. See course map and description below:
Click here for detailed Green Trails map of Tiger Mountain portion of 9.75 mile course
ESR Tiger Mt
10mile run Directions:
USATF NAME OF ROUTE “ESR Tiger Loop Thru
Run begins at Fred Meyer parking lot near
Cross street unto Sammamish Trail. Begin running
S. Towards Issaquah.
Just before I-90 turn L onto the Issaquah Creek
Trail. At approx. 2mi cross under Highland Dr. NE. Continue on ICT. Stay parallel to I-90
At 4.2 mi turn R. At High Point Exit. Cross
under I-90. R turn at 79th. Approx. 4.7mi you will reach the iron gate to
Tiger Mt Park. Just L of the gate get on
the trail for .3 mi.
The trail comes out at the upper pky lot at the
powerline trail. Turn R or west.
Note: Rest room is available at 5mi.
Continue heading W on powerline. Just past iron
gate beyond the entrance road
About 20 m.
Turn R onto Swamp Trail and continue 1.2 mi to end of trail.
About 6.2 mi. turn L. heading S. This is the
beginning of Adventure Trail. Cross the
powerline gravel trail. Go straight across and keep towards the R.
It’s about .75 mi. to the next posts turn R.
This is about 7mi into the run.
Follow this trail downhill for approximately
When you get to the bottom of the trail take the
first trail sharp L. Continue L around the Issaquah HS track About 7.5mi you reach
2nd Ave. Cross over 2nd unto the Bike Path
After approx. 1 mi on the bike path turn R onto
NE Dogwood. Stay on Dogwood, as it loops toward Front Street, Cross Front
St and turn R onto the Sammamish
Trail at the Caboose on Gilman Blvd. This is approx. 9 mi.
The Sammamish Trail takes you back to the start.
Distance 9.75 mi.