Coal Creek Park Trail

Trail Map

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This trail follows along a preserved suburban creek valley through third growth forests once heavily used by the coal mining industry. The east end of the trail enters Cougar Mountain Regional Park, over 3000 acres and 25 additional miles of trails.

Parking and Trail Access

The trail is accessed from the Red Town parking area of Cougar Mountain Park, at the junction of Lakemont Boulevard with Newcastle-Coal Creek Road.


Great Hike! Family Friendly

   March, 2015 by elizabeth.b.mcallister

We took 2-6 year olds and 2-9 year olds and they got a little tired but not bad. Beautiful and nice wide paths. read more

pretty good

   February, 2015 by christen52

Nice hike in a ravine between two house developments. It is in desperate need for some restoration in parts as there are super slick down hills and mud pits and what not. Bring your wellies if it's been raining! Moderately difficult with some longer up more

Coal Creek rocks!

   February, 2014 by stuartwink

Never knew this delightful trail existed. It winds thru beautiful , verdant hills and is never far from a variety of creeks and waterfalls. Easy to connect to the Cougar Mountain trail complex on the Red Town end. Take a moment and read the good info more