Seattle is a great place to live because of its natural beauty and year-round access to hiking trails. In fact, there’s a number of easy trails within 35 miles of the city.
One of the most popular trails is the 2-mile hike up Rattlesnake Ledge. On the edge of the closed boundaries of the Cedar River Municipal Watershed, the Ledge Trail offers extraordinary up-close views of the Cascades and a sneak peak into the protected watershed that provides drinking water to over 1.3 million people in the greater Seattle area.
Because of its close proximity to the City and its relative easiness, it is no surprise that over 250,000 people hike up Rattlesnake Ledge trail each year. Hundreds gather at the top most weekends, so if you are hoping to avoid crowds plan on visiting the area midweek or during the winter months.
For a much easier hike geared toward the novice hiker and families, join us for a two-mile guided weekend Winter Adventure Hike where we will explore the area around Rattlesnake and Christmas lakes, experiencing the magic winter provides.