1.4 miles
Distance
100 ft
Climb
-293 ft
Descent
00:13:04
Avg time

Silent Swamp Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Tiger Mountain State Forest
    Issaquah, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Open all year now!
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #3092 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #31773 in Trail Running
    • #26563 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Washington State DNR

A fun, flowy trail, Silent Swamp is good to ride in both directions, but is much more fun in the Northerly direction, starting at the Fully Rigid junction.

To ride South to North, first ride Fully Rigid, then at the junction, go left onto Silent Swamp instead of continuing across the wooden bridge to Joy Ride. This direction allows for a nice extra loop that most people skip. Take Fully Rigid, then Silent Swamp, then head South back up the crossover road, ride Fully Rigid, then continue on to Joyride, to Northwest Timber and the parking lot.

To ride North to South:
* from the bottom of ET climb south up road 7500 to, staying right at the road forks to road 5500 and watch for the signs on the left.
* from the bottom of Preston Railroad trail, and head South up the crossover road. The Northern trail junction for Silent Swamp will be just ahead on your left.
At the lower Southern end junction, you will have to continue down Joy Ride to connect with NW timber, as Fully Rigid, is now a downhill only trail (it was very technical climb in the past), and Inside Passage is also downhill only (exiting onto the top of Joy ride).

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Silent Swamp mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -194 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,481 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,762 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,762 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,568 ft
  • Grade
    -2.6%
  • Grade max
    -22.9%
  • Grade min
    44.4%
  • Distance climb
    1,440 ft
  • Distance down
    5,141 ft
  • Distance flat
    869 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:04
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:01
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on Sep 5, 2023
Ideal
Avg: 3.15 (42 votes)
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      Silent Swamp Trail Reports

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      Sep 5, 2023 @ 7:25am
      Sep 5, 2023
      Trail is in great shape thanks for brushing.
      Jul 28, 2023 @ 8:56pm
      Jul 28, 2023
      Recently brushed, and riding great.
      Jun 18, 2023 @ 1:28pm
      Jun 18, 2023
      Jun 9, 2023 @ 11:38pm
      Jun 9, 2023
      May 14, 2023 @ 1:45pm
      May 14, 2023
      Rides much better in the dry IMHO. Great condition.
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      • 15 miles avg distance
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