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Address: 3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98119
Phone Number: 206-386-4236
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Jogging, Running
Description: You can get lost happily among the thickets, nature trails, beaches and...
You can get lost happily among the thickets, nature trails, beaches and bluffs of this 534-acre park.
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Nice place for a jog

Took a morning run there around the loop trail from the north parking lot (about 3 miles around). The forest is beautiful and the scenery worth the hills.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Roanoke, Virginia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Took a morning run there around the loop trail from the north parking lot (about 3 miles around). The forest is beautiful and the scenery worth the hills.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I live next to Discovery Park, and it's a great place. It's a little out of the way, but it's not crowded at all. The biggest park in Seattle, and offers a combination of wooded forest trails as well as gorgeous stretches of beach. Great for hiking. There's a 4+ mile loop trail. For the most part they leave it... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Discovery Park in Magnolia has a lot of walking trails and there is one which leads to the lighthouse ( its really beautiful! ). On clear days , the views are amazing. Even otherwise , this place is great for picnics in summer and for the evening walks or your daily dose of nature and exercise. Ample parking available (We... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Went to the park for a hike but found a historical gem in Fort Lawton, a former WWI army base with a number of preserved buildings still in use. Our hikes were outstanding, with miles of shaded trails all over the park. Also a military cemetery was of interest to me, although maybe not to everyone.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Discovery Park used to be the land where the Army and Navy housed their generals and admirals - prime location on the bluffs above Puget Sound, looking out over Elliott Bay to Bainbridge and Vashon islands and the Olympic Peninsula. The huge old estate homes are gone and ordinary citizens can now freely walk, run, picnic, play and enjoy the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great relaxing day at the park. Being in the woods makes it feel like I've travelled so far away, but it's still so close to the city! Love it. Great with young children.

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Noida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

i loved spending half a day trekking and sitting on the beach in this state park. I took a bus from downtown which took me straight to the Visitor Centre. I pocketed a map and took upon trekking along well marked trails. The best one was which took me to one of these beaches which was expansive and gave spectacular... More 

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Bothell, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Hard to believe as your traipsing through a mixture of forest, sea (bay) shore, and small residential streets that you are just a few short minutes from downtown Seattle. We walked the entire park in a few hours and barely scratched the surface of all the possible trails and routes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We got lost! But we got lost in a good way. We explored and we even got to see an eagle. It was amazing. Get lost and you will love it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

If you're short on time and you want to experience the famed nature of the Pacific Northwest of Washington State, this is a great way to get in a hike, see the mountains and woods, hang out close to Puget Sound, and take in beautiful views! We were downtown for a conference and I wanted to have some time in... More 

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Address: 3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98119
Phone Number: 206-386-4236
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle

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