Cougar Mountain Information

King County Cougar Mountain website

There are two versions of the Cougar Mountain trail map — the black and white map that is part of the brochure that is available at the trailhead, and the more detailed color version.

B/W Brochure

Color Map

The Geologic Map of Issaquah shows a great deal about the terrain, and is helpful in understanding the coal beds in Cougar Mountain Park.

Geologic Map

The Wikipedia article has much information about the history of the area, as well as a description of the official and unofficial trails.

Wikipedia Article

Newspaper article about the mines

Magazine Article about the mines

The Issaquah Historical Society holds monthly mine hikes.  Here is a schedule.

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