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Restoring a quarry to protect endangered fish, provide better habitat, and improve recreational opportunities.  Gold Creek, the headwaters of the upper Yakima River, originates in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness and flows into Lake Keechelus just east of Snoqualmie Pass. The arrival of European settlers in Gold Creek Valley created disturbances from logging, mining, dams,...

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Trailhead improvements, including the addition of restroom facilities, expanded parking, and new signage, help to keep up with use on this popular trail. Snoqualmie Lake is a large, peaceful destination within the beautiful Alpine Lakes Wilderness. This trail is unique in that visitors can begin their adventure from either Highway 2 or the Middle Fork...

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Partnering to save a historic structure and train new volunteers in traditional woodworking techniques.   In September of 2020, the Greenway Trust partnered with the USFS Cle Elum Ranger District and the Cascadian Log School to save a historic picnic shelter at Salmon la Sac campground from demolition. Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)...

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Relocating a troublesome section of trail to ensure sustainability for the future. Named for the sound of long-ago steam whistles used by loggers throughout the region, in recent years Poo Poo Point has become a popular destination for hikers, nature enthusiasts and view seekers. On a clear day, you’ll enjoy fantastic views of Lake Sammamish, Squak...

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Putting in the work necessary to re-open this trail connection between downtown Issaquah and Squak Mountain. Connecting people to nature is what the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust is all about, and trails that connect communities to natural open space are vitally important to Greenway communities. The Squak Mountain Access Trail, which connects downtown Issaquah...

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An exciting new option for mountain bikers within the Tiger Mountain trail system. If you have ever explored the three summits of Tiger Mountain State Forest, you know that East Tiger Summit provides a fantastic view of Mount Rainier.  But getting to that majestic vista has always required climbing a steep, unappealing dirt road....

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Camp Brown Day Use Area offers a family-friendly and accessible place to experience the scenic Middle Fork Snoqualmie Valley. Located approximately 11 miles down the Middle Fork Road, this gently meandering half-mile loop trail, built following Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, provides scenic views of the congressionally designated Wild and Scenic Middle Fork...

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A family-friendly loop trail within the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Valley. For two decades, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust and our partners contemplated the emergence of the Oxbow Loop Trail as a special recreation opportunity in the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Valley. During 2018 and 2019, the trail and trailhead became a reality in a cooperative...