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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 #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 #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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