Eastside Runners

The Seattle Area Running Club for Every Type of Runner

Saturday Morning Run - Cougar Mountain

Run Leader:  Bob Wismer


Driving directions:


View Cougar Mountain in a larger map

Meet at Cougar Mountain's Sky Country Trailhead

From I-90 Eastbound, take the Lakemont Boulevard SE exit (exit 13). Head south (turn right) up the hill on Lakemont for 2.2 miles. Turn left onto SE Cougar Mountain Way (if you see Forest St on your right you have gone too far!).Go 0.6 miles on SE Cougar Mountain Way and then turn right onto 166th Way SE. Follow this road approximately 0.5 miles through the gate and look for the parking lot on your right.

From I-405, take Exit 10 and follow Coal Creek Parkway east for approximately 1 mile and make a left onto Forest (at the light).  Follow Forest approximately 3 miles to the end.  Turn left onto Lakemont and go approximately 0.25 miles and take the first right onto SE Cougar Mountain Way. Go 0.6 miles, and then turn right onto 166th Way SE. Follow this road for approx 0.5 miles through the gate and look for the parking lot on your right. Course description:Trail running in the woods in Cougar Mountain Regional Wildlife Park. Beautifully well-maintained trails of various distances in SE Bellevue.

Breakfast:  Goldbergs' Deli on the east side of Factoria Square Mall accessible from the parking lot, http://goldbergsdeli.com/, 3924 Factoria Square Mall SE, Bellevue, WA 98006


Course details: Run starts at 8:30am

For maps of the 5, 7.6, 10, and 13 mile courses, go to http://www.seattlerunningclub.org/Events/Cougar/cougarmtn2.html -   A limited amount of maps will be available. Please print a copy of the map for the trail you plan on running/walking

To view a detailed map of all the trails in Cougar Mountain Regional Wildlife Park go to http://mappery.com/map-of/Cougar-Mountain-Park-Trail-Map

Recommendations:

1. Wear trail shoes or shoes you don't mind getting dirty.

2. Don't leave valuables or bags visible in your car.

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