Welcome to Issaquah
Issaquah, named Best Burb by Sunset, one of the Best Towns for Families by Family Circle and one of the Best Towns by Outside, is a great place for residents and visitors alike.
Our community of more than 40,000 is conveniently located off the Interstate 90 corridor, just 16 miles east of Seattle.
Issaquah — nicknamed Trailhead City — is centered within the Issaquah Alps (Cougar, Squak and Tiger mountains). It's a destination for countless outdoor enthusiasts, including hikers and paragliders.
In town, Issaquah features a Saturday farmers market, a nationally-recognized theater and a seasonal ArtWalk.
In addition, the historic salmon hatchery and Cougar Mountain Zoological Park attract regional visitors.
Every October, more than 150,000 people also visit Issaquah for the annual Salmon Days, recognized by Outside Magazine as one of the Best U.S. Outdoor Festivals in 2023.