1 miles
193 ft
-399 ft
Avg time

Silent Swamp Details

  • Riding area
    Tiger Mountain
    Issaquah, Washington
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Open all year now!
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in rain
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    WA 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, exit Preston Railroad trail, and head South up the crossover road. The Northern trail junction for Silent Swamp will be just ahead on your left. Then, at the lower Southern end junction, you can either continue down Joy Ride to the parking lot, or go up (!) Fully Rigid, which is definitely a good tech challenge. Watch for descending riders at high speed however.

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More Stats for Silent Swamp mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -206 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,465 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,786 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,786 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,581 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,485 ft
  • Distance down
    4,369 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,663 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Nov 4, 2017
Avg: 3.5 (18 votes)

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Silent Swamp Trail Reports


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Jan 26, 2016 @ 5:00pm
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Silent Swamp, Seattle
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Aug 30, 2013 @ 2:46pm
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Silent Swamp, Seattle
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Aug 30, 2013 @ 2:46pm
Aug 30, 2013
Silent Swamp, Seattle
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Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:39am
Apr 29, 2013
Silent Swamp, Seattle

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