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Top 10 Seattle City Park Trails #2: Elliot Bay Trail

Perhaps with the most quintessential views of the Seattle waterfront from any Seattle Park, the Myrtle Edwards Park connects with the Elliot Bay Trail on winding bike and pedestrian paths along Elliott Bay, with fantastic views of the Olympics Mountains, Mount Rainier, and the Salish Sea. You don’t need snow to ski. Roller-ski that is. […]

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Top 10 Seattle City Park Trails #3: Green Lake Loop Trail

By far the most popular trail we have experienced in the Pacific Northwest. An estimated 10,000 people visit Green Lake during a summer day. Don’t expect solitude at Green Lake, Seattleites will venture out to the classic loop trails rain or shine.  Look to Green Lake year round for a near-by city park trail that […]

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Top 10 Seattle City Park Trails #4: Woodland Park Loop Trail

The 1.33 mile loop is occasionally hosts Cyclocross Grand Prix events. This trail’s park-like atmosphere connects the Woodland Park Zoo, rose gardens, sports fields and the Greenlake loops.                

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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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