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So many trails at this park. I have only done one yet and it was steeper than I thought it would be. Wanted to see the most water in the shortest amount of time so there was a little work involved, but the group of...More
Discovery Park is another urban gem where the forest blocks out vestiges of the city. The loop trail provides forest and sound views. There is a connector trail that leads to the beach. There is plentiful parking in three lots.
Was in Seattle for the day hoping to get to Olympic Park but too much low cloud and rain forecast so went here instead . Walked 3 trails South , North and Loop it was beautiful and really worth it . The park was natural,...More
I have lived in Seattle since 1989 and have spent MANY hours at Discovery Park exploring the wooded trails, the wide open meadows, and the beaches at low tide. Go when the tide is extra low to find geoducks, cockles, moon snails, and the occasional...More
My ideal vacation is hiking or rappelling. I headed to Seattle and did all the typical touristy stuff. Day 3, I had to get out of the city. Discovery Park was a recommendation so that I didn't have to drive 2 hours. LOVED IT. The...More
Discovery Park consists of over 500 acres of land with everything from paved to dirt trails through forests and beachfront. It has everything from flat landscape walking to very aerobic hill climbs. You would not believe that you are within the City of Seattle. There...More
There are multiple entrances and hikes you can take. Parking can be challenging. If you take the loop all the way around you will come to a lighthouse with a beautiful view of the surrounding water. Easy way to hop out of the main city...More
Response from MartynG_11 | Reviewed this property |
My experience is that the trail mostly follows the road with a defined bike path (both directions) on one side of the street. The road from the Fremont/Ballard area in the direction of the park (Gilman Avenue W) is uphill... More
My experience is that the trail mostly follows the road with a defined bike path (both directions) on one side of the street. The road from the Fremont/Ballard area in the direction of the park (Gilman Avenue W) is uphill and though gradual could be challenging.
Response from TartanCat57 | Reviewed this property |
Yup, lots of parking, but it's a ways to the beach if you are interested in that. Also, right when you get to the beach there is a sign that says NO DOGS, which is a bummer if you have one. However, I have noticed that there... More
Yup, lots of parking, but it's a ways to the beach if you are interested in that. Also, right when you get to the beach there is a sign that says NO DOGS, which is a bummer if you have one. However, I have noticed that there are always dogs on the beach anyways.