Park. Ride. Hike. Trailhead Direct to your next hike!


Remember that time you tried to hike Poo Poo Point and were foiled because the trailhead was full and you couldn’t find parking? Be foiled no more, friends! Trailhead Direct is a pilot project sponsored by your favorite Big Backyard and Metro’s Community Connections program. It is a convenient, reliable, and fun way to get…

Harvey Manning Trailhead Dedication, June 29


Please join King County Deputy Executive Fred Jarrett and longtime Cougar Mountain advocates and enthusiasts on Weds, June 29 at 11 a.m. as we celebrate Harvey Manning and his infinite contributions to Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park. We will be unveiling the newly renamed trailhead to honor Manning’s legacy of protecting Cougar Mountain. Among the…

Password: Margaret’s Way


In case you missed the announcement of our bouncing baby mountain, welcome to Cougar-Squak. What?!? Can this be real? Baby mountain?!? Yes. You know how we know it’s real? Third party validation. In the form of the one and only Seattle Times. Tan Vinh gave one of Cougar-Squak’s trails a nice write up. Mentioned that…

Nature’s gym is where you’ll find her


She doesn’t need a stationary machine to feed the energy that is spent up daily as a busy and focused mom; all she needs is a path of natural terrain that only can be found in nature’s gym. Lucky enough for Mom Trail Runner, she can find what her energy bank needs right here in…