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Cedar River Trail

Easy

Trail

18.3 mile 29.5 kilometer point to point
Paved Path
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 551' 168 m
Descent: -43' -13 m
High: 536' 163 m
Low: 23' 7 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 6% (4°)

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Trail shared by Eric Ashley

A pleasant interurban trail along Cedar River.

Eric Ashley

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Features -none-

Sections of this trail near Renton regulate the speed of cyclists and even require dismounting.

Description

The Cedar River Trail is a commonly used interurban trail that parallels the Cedar River along an old railroad grade. The trail is paved for most of the way, starting at the southern end of Lake Washington, but reverts to gravel about five miles before it concludes at Landsburg Park in Maple Valley.

The trail is popular for several recreation types as well as for non-motorized commuting. As a result, a number of share-the-trail policies are in effect for traveling, passing, etc. Although much of the trail is very pleasant as it follows the shore of the river and travels through wooded areas, the tranquility can at times be overshadowed by the proximity to busy roads.

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Mar 19, 2019
Max Haglund
Started at Boeing Renton, out and back. 80° absolutely beautiful 35.4mi — 2h 48m
Jul 7, 2018
Rahul Teja
Jul 26, 2017
Izaya Price
went to lake wilderness for a while 1mi
Apr 15, 2017
Alex Wun
Snake sex on trail
Oct 22, 2016
Alex Stevens
Short ride with the dog 8mi

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  2.8 from 5 votes

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#18337

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#516

in Washington

#18,337

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Cedar River Trail bike ride Timewarp 10X.
Mar 21, 2019 near East Re…, WA

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