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Top 10 Seattle City Park Trails #5: Washington Park Arboretum and Foster Island Trail

Home to the Japanese Gardens, Washington Park, The Visitor Center and the Foster Island Marshes there is a lot to explore on the 3.5 mile out-and-back trail.

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Top 10 Seattle City Park Trails #6: Seward Park

This pennisula park features grand views of lake Washington and downtown Seattle. The trails weave through some of the best-preserved old growth forest in Seattle connecting with the road that loops through and around the park.              

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Top 10 Seattle City Park Trails #7: Carkeek Park Loop Trail

The outer bluffs trail climbs through the forest, crosses Salmon spawning streams, rolls through stands of giant maple before descending back down to the beach and central play area.                

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Top 10 Seattle City Park Trails #8: Camp Long Trail, Sherman Rock

Hidden away in west Seattle, Camp Long features an outdoor climbing rock, obstacle and ropes courses utilized in the summertime and crossings over ponds all connected by its mile long loop trail.    

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Top 10 Seattle City Park Trails #10: Jackson Park

Dodging in and out of the woods crossing over Thornton Creek the newly completed perimeter trail skirts along the edge of the golf course.  Newly completed in the summer of 2013 this is a welcome addition to Seattle City Park trails.              

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The Enchantments Traverse Attempt (the E.T.) 2011

Enchantments Traverse If forced to pick a single favorite trail in the Pacific NW we choose the Enchantments.  That’s why we make an annual trip each fall to experience this magical alpine setting. From Stuart Lake Trail-head up Asgard Pass through Upper Enchantment Lakes to Snow Creek Trail-head Approx 30 kilometers, 5,000 feet vertical gain […]

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