Issaquah is a wonderful community to work in! Nicknamed Trailhead City and centered within the Issaquah Alps (a name given to the grouping of Grand Ridge along Cougar, Squak and Tiger mountains), Issaquah is a destination for countless outdoor enthusiasts, including hikers and paragliders.
Issaquah is served by routes that can take you directly to downtown Seattle, downtown Bellevue, First Hill, University District, Northgate, Overlake and Sammamish. Express buses will get you to downtown Bellevue in 20 minutes and downtown Seattle in 30 minutes. Learn more.
With more than 200 miles of trails, over 60 trailheads and 1,300 acres of open space in our backyard, it’s easy to see why Issaquah is nicknamed Trailhead City.
Explore our trails page to see resources to make the most of our recreational amenities.
Want to give back to your new community? Issaquah has numerous non-profits and organizations whose goal is to improve our City and the lives of those living and working here. See our list of local organizations who have potential volunteer opportunities.
The Green Issaquah Partnership is a collaborative effort between the City of Issaquah, Forterra, community groups, nonprofits, schools, businesses and hundreds of volunteers to restore and maintain our forested parks and open spaces.
There's volunteer opportunities everywhere with the City! From assisting with the Farmers Market during the summer, to Parks events, to serving on a board or commission if you are also a resident. Learn more.