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Discovery Park

Address: 3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98119
Phone Number: 206-386-4236
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Ranked #37 of 237 Activities in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Spas & Wellness, Traveler Resources, Nature & Parks
Activities: Jogging, Running
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: You can get lost happily among the thickets, nature trails, beaches and bluffs of this 534-acre...
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Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Spas & Wellness, Traveler Resources, Nature & Parks
Activities: Jogging, Running
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: You can get lost happily among the thickets, nature trails, beaches and bluffs of this 534-acre park.

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Seattle, Washington
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49 reviews 49 reviews
43 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We visited on a sunny December day. The park is huge & we didn't have much time so we decided to go on a short hike to the lighthouse on the beach. Definitely recommend visiting this part of the park: the lighthouse with the Olympics in the backdrop cuts a pretty picture. Parking near the beach is limited to those... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

A little tricky for a traveler to get to if you don't have a car, but it was a really lovely walk/escape from the downtown vibe! We took a really pretty walk down to the waterfront.

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The trails, however, are a bit confusing. But if you were not in a rush, it's an excellent to explore.

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Emeryville, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

A nice and beautiful place to visit. Not exceptional and unique but feels great and you can enjoy the nature here. It's close to the city and a good neighborhood...

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Bangkok
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My friend a I decided to go for a walk in the park. We went by the 33rd bus from downtown Seattle and it took us about half an hour to get there. The bus stop was by the park so it was very convenient. We walked to the lighthouse and back and it took us about 3+ hours. Trails... More 

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Clearfield, Utah
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Not too hard of a hike but good nonetheless. The forest surrounding the hike is incredibly beautiful and then you end up at the beach by a lighthouse and it was seriously such a neat experience. We were with my brother and his small kid and the child seem to do just fine, and loved the sand and the water.

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8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

City, woods, panoramic views of Puget Sound. Easy to difficult trails through the wooded area, play fields and picnic areas. A real wonderful Park experience, all inclusive.

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Nutley, New Jersey
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170 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

There is a Visitor Center but if it isn't open, there are trail maps and well marked trails. We were in Yosemite a few weeks ago and Discovery park has better trail signs! The trails become forest-like in minutes. There is a lighthouse and a shore trail which provide spectacular views of the snow covered mountains and the glistening water... More 

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Rome, Italy
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61 reviews 61 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Amazing park just 30min away from downtown (bus 33 takes you right in the park) from the bus stop it's just an hour/hour and a half walk to the lighthouse with amazing views of the shores. Possible animal sightings (unfortunately i didn't see any...) but it was worth the hike anyway. Not so romantic the presence of the treatment plant... More 

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Las Vegas
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8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Beautiful park right in Seattle! If you stick to the main trail, it is an easy (maybe moderate if you don't hike/walk often) trail. Conifer and evergreens make a beautiful canopy of dappled sunlight on those beautiful, if rare sunny days! I was lucky enough to get one. If you decide to take either trail down to the beach, be... More 

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