scenic beaty for all levels of hikers. Great for bicycles too
If you're from an area where "mountain biking" means obstacles, ups and downs, drops, etc., you will be very diappointed. If you want an easy access road style trail that the whole family can ride, this is for you.
Dropped off at Exit 62 of I-90 and rode south for about 1 mile to pcik up the trail. Turned right onto the trail and then enjoyed a very scenic and pleasant ride through woods, along a lake and then through the tunnel. After the tunnel - it is all DOWNHILL to Rattlesnake Lake. Once at Rattlesnake Lake, picked up... More
Sept 24, 2005: My intent was to bicycle (in 2 days) the entire Iron Horse trail (AKA John Wayne Pioneer Trail), from Rattlesnake Lake (AKA Cedar Falls) near North Bend to Vantage on the Columbia River. 108.6 miles according to the brochure available at most trailheads. Parking at trailheads costs $5. Bring water (I brought 6 qt). Pit toilets &... More
I am fortunate enough to be able to ride up the Iron Horse Trail from my back yard and do so on a weekly basis during the spring and summer months. The scenery is beautiful, the ride is much improved since the removal of the original tressels, (which were at times fairly scary depending on the height of the tressel).... More
Take two trucks/ bike carriers. Park one at Rattlesnake Lake or which ever trail head you want to end at. Drive the bikes up to Snoqualmie pass, Hyak parking lot. Unload bikes, start toward tunnel. If you have no flash light/headlight. Load bikes back up and leave. You won't make it thru the tunnel without a light. Over 2 miles... More
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