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Discovery Park

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Address: 3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98199-1029
Phone Number: 206-386-4236
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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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Great for Nature Lovers stuck in the City!

We had initially crossed Discovery Park off our list of things to do during our recent short trip to Seattle, but changed our mind after spending a couple days in the concrete... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had initially crossed Discovery Park off our list of things to do during our recent short trip to Seattle, but changed our mind after spending a couple days in the concrete jungle of downtown (and a local's recommendation). So glad we did, as it is by far one of the most beautiful spots in the city. For those expected... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Discovery park provides you with a few family friendly or 'untrained hikers'/friendly hikes :). Longer and smaller hikes, good maps and some restrooms along the way. Lots of resting places and viewpoints too. You need a decent pair of shoes, but other than that this is for everyone. Nice forest and a beautiful bay to see.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Better just plan on spending the better part of a day here. To explore all the hidden treasures here is apt to take several visits

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Thank Ed S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The shuttle from the visitor center to the beach, was free, convenient and informative. The beach was beautiful! We will go again if ever we return to Seattle.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This area is always crawling with photographers, and for good reason. It's beautiful. The only reason I can't give it 5 stars is because getting to the waterfront is so difficult (no parking without permits). It's over-used, so the difficulty might not be worth it. If you're just there to relax, it's a beautiful park with ample trails.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was just a spur-of-the-moment stop for me and my family on a trip to Seattle, but we ended up loving the park, which is quite large with quite a few areas to explore. We hiked down to a beach area with stunning views of Mount Ranier, as well as a lighthouse. I didn't get to do any running here,... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We hiked 7 miles covering several trails and down to the beach and lighthouse. Gorgeous and varied terrain, forest, beach, cityside, lush. Well marked and maintained trails. Got there and back to hotel by bus.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Discovery Park with extended family, having an 11 week old in a stroller to teenagers with us. Several family members are from the area so we had lots of information about where to go and what to do. We took the loop trail around the park and greatly enjoyed it. The baby was able to remain in... More 

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Salome, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There was much more to the park than what we saw. We drove thru the park to see the lighthouse and the beach. You can walk all thru the park if you are up to a lot of walking. We got a pass from the visitor center so we could drive to the lighthouse. It appeared that there were lots... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I read some of the reviews and other web-sites before visiting. Glad I went. The walk was nice. The views were fantastic. Nice little setting for alone time or something to do with your loved one.

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