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Hike to Hidden Coal Mines in Lush Woods

Hike to Hidden Coal Mines in Lush Woods

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a Northwest native who is passionate about getting into the woods. I have been hiking in the Northwest for several decades and am skilled at leading groups. As a journalist and writer, I can captivate my guests' interest with tons of history and stories. I love Northwest art, history, hiking, running, walking and skiing. I try to get outside every day - rain or shine. Join me!
Cynthia
Cynthia
Cynthia
Cynthia

What we’ll do

Join me for a personally guided journey along a trail that's loved by locals, but little known by tourists. We'll walk the 4.25 mile trail along a beautiful wooded creek bordered by thick native foliage to learn about the area's coal mining history, and see remnants of the past hidden from those unaware of the fascinating stories that haunt this urban outpost. See where President Rutherford Hayes…

What else you should know

Bring sturdy walking shoes (tennis shoes are fine; no open-toed shoes, unless they are hiking sandals). Guide can provide transportation for an added fee.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Local, delicious snacks for the hike!
Drinks
Water for hike
Equipment
Rain gear, if necessary; Cynthia's Seattle Secrets and Suggestions travel guide

What to bring

Dress in layers; bring a jacket unless it's more than 65 degrees.
Walking shoes
Hiking poles, if you want
Mosquito repellant during spring and summer (mosquitos aren't bad, but some people like to be prepared).

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Where you'll be

Coal Creek and Red Town trails in south Bellevue, former home of the Newcastle, Coal Creek and Ford Slope coal mines.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Thu, 22nd Aug    From 09:30 to 12:30.
$62 per person
10 of 10 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

More tips

Bring sturdy walking shoes (tennis shoes are fine; no open-toed shoes, unless they are hiking sandals). Guide can provide transportation for an added fee.
Cynthia
guided hike
Hike to Hidden Coal Mines in Lush Woods
54 reviews
From $62/person
54 reviews
From $62/person