Deep Forest Cabins Driving Directions

Cabins are located five miles past Ashford. Exact directions will be sent upon reservation.

From Seattle

(approx. 2 hours)
Travel south on I-5 to I-405 (exit 154A, Ramp exits left) towards Renton. At I-405 Exit 2, turn off ontoSR-167 towards Kent and Auburn. Nearing Puyallup, turn right onto SR-512. Just past Puyallup, up a hill, turn right onto exit Ramp towards South Hill (Meridian SR 161), towards Eatonville. At end of the ramp, turn LEFT (east) onto SR-161 (Meridian Ave E), go past South Hill Mall, strip malls, and countryside to Eatonville. In Eatonville, go slow, at the flashing light at the four way stop, turn left. Follow to Alder Lake, turn left (South) onto SR-7 (Mountain Hwy E). Keep going straight through Elbe onto SR-706 to Ashford.

From Sea Tac Airport

(approx. one hour 45 minutes)
From the airport take 518 east towards I-405 Stay straight on 518 and it turns into I-405, towards Renton. (don’t exit onto I-5). At I-405 Exit 2, turn off onto SR-167 towards Kent and Auburn. Follow about 20 miles. Nearing Puyallup, turn right onto SR-512. Just past Puyallup, up a hill, turn right onto exit Ramp towards South Hill (Meridian SR 161), towards Eatonville. At end of the ramp, turn LEFT (east) onto SR-161 (Meridian Ave E), go past South Hill Mall, strip malls, and countryside to Eatonville. In Eatonville, go slow, at the flashing light at the four way stop, turn left. Follow to Alder Lake, turn left (South) onto SR-7 (Mountain Hwy E). Keep going straight through Elbe onto SR-706 to Ashford.

From Tacoma

(alternative route from Seattle and Sea Tac Airport) (approx. one hour from Tacoma)
Drive south on I-5 (south of the Tacoma Mall) to exit 127, and go east towards Puyallup on SR 512. Take the second exit (Mt Rainier exit-Pacific Ave, SR- 7) and turn right towards Parkland and Spanaway. Stay on this road for many miles through strip mall, country, and canyons until Elbe. Keep going straight through Elbe (the road changes number to SR 706), to Ashford. (approx. one and 1/2 hours) Drive north on I-5 to SR 510 towards Yelm. Go straight through Yelm and continue on Highway 507 towards McKenna. At McKenna, turn right onto SR 702 to SR 7. Turn right on SR 7 and follow to Elbe. Keep going straight through Elbe (the road changes number to SR 706) to Ashford.

From Portland

(approx. 2 and 1/2 hours)
Travel north on I-5 to Exit 68, US-12 towards Morton. Turn Right (east) onto US 12 and follow to Morton. At Morton, turn left onto SR-7, and follow to Elbe. At Elbe, turn right onto SR 706 towards Ashford and Mt. Rainier.

Directions to SEA TAC airport from our cabins

(approx 2 hours)
Head back down the highway (SR 706 E) towards Ashford, go straight through Elbe, keep going straight along Alder Lake. The lake will disappear from view, then reappear. When it reappears you’ll see a sign for Eatonville. Take that right and follow the road into Eatonville. At the four way stop in Eatonville turn right. Follow this road (Meridian SR161) straight for many miles first through farm land than through strip malls. As you go past the South Hill Mall, get in the middle lane, then turn right onto the exit onto Highway 512 E / 161 N towards Puyallup. Then take the WA 167 N/ 410E exit towards Seattle/Yakima. Immediately merge onto 167 N towards Seattle. Follow this for about 20 miles. Then take the exit onto I-405 S towards Burien/Seattle. Stay straight on this highway as it crosses above I-5 and turns into 518 W and then take the exit to Sea Tac Airport