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Hansen Ridge

Snoqualmie Region

Location

Snoqualmie Region -- North Bend Area
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Length

15.0 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 1300 ft.
Highest Point: 4100 ft.

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WTA worked here: 2019
 

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None
 
 

In summer and fall this is a bikers' trail but come winter it makes a option for snowshoeing or cross country skiing. Year round, this route offers access to a peak known as Little Saint Helens.

Evergreen Mountain Bikers and the US Forest Service created the route by decommissioning old logging roads and arranged rocks, logs, and plantings to add visual distractions to this previous clear cut.

The trail extends as far as Harris Lake. Some users navigate up to Little Saint Helens beyond.

In summer of 2018, the Forest Service received a grant to improve the trailhead area. They revegetated the hillside with native trees and created three new picnic sites with fire ring barbeque grates. They also replaced the signs and added a bulletin boards with new information on the trail.

Families and groups can enjoy the view of Granite Mountain while picnicking at the trailhead. Also visible here are great views towards the Middle Fork Snoqualmie area and Snoqualmie Pass.

 

Hansen Ridge

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.3630, -121.5306 Open map in new window

Trailhead

Snoqualmie Region -- North Bend Area

Harris Lake Trail (#1040)

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Snoqualmie Ranger District

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Getting There

From Seattle, take I-90 east to exit 47. Turn south and then turn right at the T towards Hansen Creek Road (Forest Road 5500). Go about a mile and bear left on Forest Road 5510. This will climb continuously for several miles ending at a gate and an old borrow pit.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None
 

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