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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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If you want to get a hike in close to the city...

Discovery Park is a hidden gem very close to downtown Seattle. If you have a car it is a 25- 30 minute drive from downtown Seattle. There are multiple hiking trails and you can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Nichole B
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Manhattan Beach, California
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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Discovery Park is a hidden gem very close to downtown Seattle. If you have a car it is a 25- 30 minute drive from downtown Seattle. There are multiple hiking trails and you can hike down to the water. Some trails are not "easy" and you will break a sweat. At the bottom, near the water, there are about 7... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great day walking around. If the weather is nice I highly recommend taking a hike around the park and down to the beach to get some great views across Puget Sound and of Mt. Rainer.

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seattle has many wonderful public parks that afford short to longer hikes. We have been to many others, but this was our first trip to Discovery Park. Wonderful vistas.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend took me here for my first visit to the city, and I was very impressed! The setting is very lush, including foresty areas, beaches with amazing views, and on a good day, you can see mt ranier. I would recommend this to any visitor, but it seems like the locals enjoy it too.

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Thank N333B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here the weekend my wife and I were deciding to move from the east coast out to Seattle. It was my first time in Seattle and the park was spectacular. The walk down to the beach area is a workout but well worth the walk. Its a great park and we highly recommend a visit

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While parking during events (like the Pow Wow) is sometimes challenging, any other day and you can park at the South Lot, hit the Visitors Center, and begin your hike or take the shuttle directly down to the beach and lighthouse. Personally, I park in the North Lot and hit Daybreak Star Indian Center with it's panoramic views, art exhibits,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hike from the north parking lot to the beach lighthouse through the loop trail takes you through a lush green wet forest . It's very soothing and the hike is moderate to mostly easy. The beach gives a beautiful view of the mt. Rainier if lucky. The view of the red lighthouse with a backdrop of blue is a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the largest public parks in the country this is a great place if you just want to hike and relax. At over 500 acres it contains 11 miles of hiking trails - through the woods and along the shores of the Puget Sound, And its FREE

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Brossard, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit of a stretch from the city but totally worth it! I wish we had more time to explore but it's a huge park, you can have a pretty decent hike there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovery Park has great trails and walks ... good for a bike ride. Woods and as well as beaches to explore. Parking can sometimes be a challenge ... find a lot and head out from there.

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