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Snoqualmie Tunnel Bike Ride + Picnic
May 21, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT
Saturday May 21, 2022 from 10am to 1pm @ Hyak Trailhead off Exit 54 Snoqualmie Pass
Ride your bike where the trains once tunneled through the mountains! We will explore this historic 2-mile long railroad tunnel at Snoqualmie Pass during a 1 hour biking adventure along a beautiful stretch of the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail. Then we’ll meet back at the trailhead parking lot for a picnic on the grass! This is a free event where you will need to bring your own bike. Also, the Snoqualmie Tunnel is CHILLY and DARK even on a hot, sunny day. So we recommend bringing a warm layer of clothes and wearing a headlamp. We have a limited number of bikes and headlamps to borrow, so please ask! Email [email protected] with questions or gear requests.
- Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 10am to 1pm
- Meet at Hyak Trailhead at Iron Horse State Park off I-90 at Exit 54
- Discover Pass or single day use $10 fee — clean bathroom facilities are available
- Plan for a 1 hour ride for 5 to 10 miles based on your riding ability on a flat, gentle slope
- Kids are welcomed and must be able to ride at least 5 miles in an hour on gravel
- Post-ride picnic lunch to celebrate!
WHAT YOU’ll NEED
Mountain/Trail Bike — the trail is dirt and occasional loose gravel along gentle/flat grade. We do have a limited number of bikes to borrow, so please ask!
Helmet, Headlamp and Warm Layer — the tunnel is completely dark and chilly even on the warmest, brightest days, so bring a warm layer + headlamp. We do have some head lamps to borrow, so please let us know if you need a headlamp.
Water — the path is well marked but it’s always wise to have plenty of water
Snacks — we’ll provide a picnic but you are encouraged to bring snacks you enjoy!
Discover Pass — is needed to park at the trailhead or can pay $10 day day use fee
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