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Great experience

Had the opportunity to bike the trail in February and last October - safe - great way to see miles... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2019
mmcef
Great for biking, running, and walking

The Burke-Gilman Trail needs to be on your list of places to visit if you're visiting Seattle. Now... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2019
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Reviewed May 24, 2019

Had the opportunity to bike the trail in February and last October - safe - great way to see miles of Seattle without worrying about traffic!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mmcef
Reviewed May 14, 2019

It's a terrific trail for walking or biking- and can be a quicker connection than driving -but there are parts of it where I don't feel safe in the evening because of encampments.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JaJSeattle
Reviewed May 6, 2019

The Burke-Gilman Trail needs to be on your list of places to visit if you're visiting Seattle. Now that spring has arrived it's a great way to see multiple parts of the city while being outside getting some exercise.

Date of experience: May 2019
11  Thank Alec D
Reviewed May 5, 2019

We have enjoyed this route 4 times now. Easy to follow, All paved, great views, coffee shops & restaurants with patios along the way. A stop at the town of Freemont is a must. As is the Ballard Locks...stop & watch boats of all sizes...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank annleeg2016
Reviewed April 15, 2019

It is in good condition, but it has very little lighting and this makes certain areas dangerous when it is dark.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Julianamaria1
Reviewed April 6, 2019

This Hall of Fame rails to trails conversion runs from the Puget Sound along the Cut, past Gas Works Park, through the University of Washington, the U District, past Magnuson Park, Mathews Beach and up to the north side of Lake Washington. Lots to see...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Over 20 miles of old rails converted into the main biking thoroughfare for Seattle. Always busy and never disappoints: Commuting to work, to the University of Washington or weekend bike rides. Access to shopping and food close to the trail with plans to keep expanding...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dhananel
Reviewed January 8, 2019

You can park and hop on the trail in many locations throughout the city. This is one of the most popular trails that goes around most of Lake Washington on the northern side. Many people also like to walk and bike on the trail. It...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MrPKI
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Awesome bike ride from Bothell to Seattle. My biking friend and I were soaked but loving it. It was not crowded at all. We biked about 24 miles round trip. Fall makes everything feel better! It's walkable as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank conchita2016
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Watch out for the bikes (often speeding, oblivious to pedestrians or traffic signs)!! Great walk along the lake and through Seattle neighborhoods. One of the most unusual city parks in the US.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BigJNK
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