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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 #9: Schmitz Preserve Park Trail

Hiking Seattle Top 10 City Park Trails. This is a great short trail for kids with some magical surprises. Tucked in a West Seattle Ravine under a bridge you can drive right by Schmitz Preserve Park without even realizing its there.  This hidden gem features lush foliage, massive nursery logs and a stream running right […]

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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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60 Hikes 60 Miles: Seattle Guidebook Review

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Seattle Western Washington is a special place with a wealth of scenic hiking opportunities. Welcome to the Best of the Northwest. With sea kayak access to the trailhead at Tillicum Village we hiked the Blake Island loop with co-author Bryce […]

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Evergreen Mountain Lookout

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails.   Evergreen Mountain Lookout Stevens Pass HWY 2   Climb a peak to a fire lookout with wrap around views all under 3 miles and 1,500 vertical feet makes this a reasonable kid-friendly summit to bag.  Filmed by Meghan and Kiersten Schaeffer 10 years old. […]

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Family-Friendly Trail of the Week

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. A Year of Best of the NW Family-Friendly Trails Want to be more active in 2016?  We make it easy with a Western Washington recommended trail a week. The full list (one revealed each week on twitter and in this blog post) 52 descriptive trail […]

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