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Discovery Park

Address: 3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98119
Phone Number: 206-386-4236
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Ranked #29 of 498 things to do 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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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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212 reviews 212 reviews
19 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We were staying in Magnolia, steps from Discovery Park, and decided to check it out. Once we did, we didn't want to leave. There is so much to see - the lighthouse, preserved buildings, shoreline. So much to enjoy - paved and unpaved trails, interesting trees with hollowed out 'seats' in them. So much to love - the sheer beauty... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Here is a big park that is kept in a natural state and offers a lot of walking paths and beautiful scenery. One can go to the west end of the park and look over the bluff and see the mountains, water and boat traffic. In the summer you can even see cruise boats going by heading north for there... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Well, there didn't used to be the crush of traffic in Seattle, but the parks like this one still make you remember why you moved here in the first place. You can't cancel plans because of the rain here. It stops raining at least once a day for 10 minutes , and if you just get outside, even if is... More 

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Traveling from the East Coast, the environment is different here and worth exploring. Beautiful views of mountains on a clear day. Note that Loop trail involves many stairs. You can also drive down to the lighthouse rather than hike.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place gives you a flavor for what the pacific northwest stands for - great trails, hikes that open to great vistas, nice beach, bike paths. We love going here multiple times every year with our little one.

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Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have always loved Discovery park. I've been going there my whole life. Even ont eh busiest days of the summer, there is plenty of space to get away from the busy trails. Trail running (though, that tends to get really packed), beach coming, lighthouse exploring, historical landmarks, and field frolicking. I've done several engagement shoots and the summer light... More 

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San Rafael, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Lots of lovely trails to walk. South beach has shelter from the winds that Buffett the north side. The views there of rainier and of the Olympics are amazing. The hiking is easy and scenic. Great for families!

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Sammamish, Washington
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84 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We went to this park in a cloudy rainy Seattle morning (of which ones we have a lot here) for walking. This park is a green oasis, a piece of forest in the city. It offers well-maintained trails, lots and lots of tall trees, and a nostalgic shore with lots of drifted wood and a small lighthouse. Great photography here!... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

What a delight to have this city park so close by. It is large enough to hike for hours and small enough to provide both beach and cliff views on the same trails. The trails are well marked, and plenty of rest room facilities. Don't miss the lighthouse, it is a bit of a hike but well worth it. While... More 

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New England
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92 reviews 92 reviews
30 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

What a delight to walk the wooded paths of this large park in the middle of January. I love the snowy winters in my native New England, but it was a real treat to hike though the forest and open areas, overlooking the ocean in some locations. I was walking alone, midweek, and felt safe. Met a number of friendly... More 

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