Arboretum Waterfront Trail

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Arboretum Waterfront Trail is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Seattle, Washington that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
49 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

trail running
1 month ago

The section of the trail on Marsh Island is currently closed due to high water levels. I tried to push through but the trail is basically one large puddle. Could be even worse farther along.

walking
2 months ago

This is a lovely and unique trail you normally don't find in a city. I went in the summer and felt like on an adventure as the road and bridges led me to one surprise after another. At the end of the trail was UW's kayak rent office.

6 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

walking
Friday, May 27, 2016

This is a unique Seattle experience, hiking from the arboretum over to the Lake Washington ship canal and along the canal across from Husky stadium. You'll see scores of boaters on a sunny day during boating season. Pass under the Montlake bridge for a view of Portage bay. Short and scenic hike.