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50 Rainier Blvd. N., Issaquah, WA 98027
Currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Issaquah Train Depot restoration is an exact replication of the original structure and materials.
125 W. Sunset Way, Issaquah, WA 98027
The Issaquah hatchery is the most visited of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s hatcheries, with thousands of visitors every year. The Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (FISH) leadstours, answer questions and promote watershed stewardship so our young people will take care of the water they share with the salmon.
HATCHERY GIFT SHOP TO OPEN LABOR DAY WEEKEND
Back by popular demand, the Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery will again offer items for sale in its gift shop beginning labor day weekend, 2012. The “FISHop” will offer salmon and Issaquah themed merchandise including hats, t-shirts, children’s books, field guides, pins, games, cards and toys. Shop hours will be 10 AM to 4 PM on Saturday and Sunday through November 18th.
The shop was first opened in the fall of 2011 to meet popular demand and as a fundraiser for the organization. Based on the success of last year’s event, the shop will open with expanded lines of merchandise and new items that celebrate salmon and Issaquah and offer educational materials and souvenirs for visitors. The shop is located on the west end of the main hatchery building off Sunset Way, near the bridge over Issaquah Creek.
FISH will also exhibit for sale a limited number of artist created items offered on consignment. Artists with salmon or watershed themed works who would like to have their items considered for sale in the shop should contact Jane Kuechle at (425) 392-1118 or email@example.com.
Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (FISH) is a volunteer and membership based nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of the historic Issaquah Salmon Hatchery. Through educational programs in school classrooms and at the hatchery, FISH educates the community about the salmon lifecycle and inspires stewardship of the Puget Sound watershed.
19525 SE 54th, Issaquah, WA 98027
The Zoo is nestled on the north facing slope of Cougar Mountain with a breathtaking view of the Cascade Mountain range and Lake Sammamish. Established in 1972 the primary focus of the Cougar Mountain Zoo is on endangered species and education. Many of the Zoo animals have been born or raised at the Zoo and have developed a self-assured attitude toward humans, enabling visitors to take a deep glimpse into the beauty and mysteries of other life forms. The zoo is currently home to four tigers, three cougar cubs, a reindeer herd and more.
255 Northeast Gilman Boulevard, Issaquah, WA 98027
Boehm’s Candy offers over 150 chocolate confections, produced by master candy makers. The inspiration and dedication to the community as well as the candy kitchen Julius Boehm created is still painstakingly upheld today in everything they produce from American favorites like Caramels, English Toffee and Peanut Brittle, to European specialties like Mozart Kugeln, Chocolate Marzipan, and Brandied Cordial Cherries. Stop by the Edelweiss Chalet in the foothills of Issaquah, take in the old world charm, and taste some of the finest chocolate confections ever produced.
98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah WA
This historic drive-in restaurant combines root beer and 1950′s style hamburgers and dairy concoctions in large serving sizes.Now a family-owned business, the restaurant was purchased in March 1999 by José Enciso and his grown children. They take special pride in owning and improving such a visible Issaquah landmark. .”Of all the XXXs that ever graced our country’s landscape, Issaquah’s is the only one left which sports the traditional barrel. They host frequent gatherings of vintage automobile and motorcycle enthusiasts.
The Issaquah Alps include Cougar, Squak, Tiger, Taylor and Rattlesnake Mountains. The Issaquah Alps Trails system was developed and is maintained by IATC. Members serve as advocates as well as hike leaders.
LakeSammamish State Park is a 512-acre day-use park with 6,858 feet of waterfront on Lake Sammamish. A salmon-bearing creek and a great-blue-heron rookery are additional features.
Poo Poo Point on Tiger Mountain is a major metropolitan paragliding flight park and has been an ongoing labor of love. Tiger provides a close-to-home gateway for Seattle residents, impressively, where no other opportunity existed before, to realize their dreams to fly.