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Cedar Creek Park

Puget Sound and Islands

Location

Puget Sound and Islands -- Seattle-Tacoma Area
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Length

4.0 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 300 ft.

Rating

3.00 out of 5

 
 
 
 

Enjoy a family hike at one of the new trail systems near Maple Valley and Covington. This new park is located between the two communities.  Approximately 120 acres, this natural area is a mature forest of eighty to one hundred year-old cedars, giant Maple, Douglas fir, and Western Hemlock.

Springs and seeps flow down slope to a lower section of park where two branches of Jenkins Creek and an open water pond await visitors. An old homestead houses more than 300 species of Rhododendrons and Azalias beneath a slope of near old-growth cedar. 

Friends of Cedar Creek Park started developing sustainable trails here in 2013. Future plans for the park is a soft surface trail connecting the two cities through the park, formal trail heads and access from both communities, and additional nature trails throughout the connected forest and natural areas.  Find out more about the park here.  

 

Cedar Creek Park

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.3758, -122.0594 Open map in new window

Trailhead

Puget Sound and Islands -- Seattle-Tacoma Area

King County Parks

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Getting There

From Maple Valley, on highway 169, turn onto Witte Road. Follow this road to Cedar Downs housing development entrance and take a right at SE 254th Place. Go up the hill. Take a right on 215th Place SE. Left on SE 252nd Place. The entrance to Cedar Creek Park will be SE 253rd, a dead end street.

 

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