Normandy Beach Trail

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Normandy Beach Trail is a 1.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Normandy Park, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
1.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
269 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

beach

forest

views

wild flowers

Marine View Park, consisting of 27.37 acres of heavily wooded bluffs and ravines, is located between Marine View Drive and Puget Sound, south of 208th Street. The upper portion, adjacent to Marine View Drive, is level and presently, has gravel paths through the woods. The rest of the wooded portion of the property is a steep bluff and large ravine. Locations along the edge of this bluff provide an excellent view of Puget Sound. The beach is a combination of gravel and sand with a very gentle slope. The upper beach, between the base of the bluff and the high tide line, is quite narrow and may be fully

16 days ago

A little steep but worth the hike!

walking
3 months ago

This place is beautiful and not heavily trafficked! It's great for a short walk/hike because the way back up the hill will get your heart pumping whether you want it or not!

nature trips
7 months ago

This is a beautiful place when the sun is out. You can see forever. HOWEVER, the trail back up from the beach is pretty steep. It's worth it though.

11 months ago

So very beautiful!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Short loop or out and back. Lightly used beach area. My great spot to take the dog for a swim. Nice picnic areas up by the parking lot.

Saturday, July 01, 2017

The trail was easy one and short walk down steep to beach but walk back was a different story.

walking
Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Beautiful

walking
Sunday, May 14, 2017

Beautiful with lots of views, lush foliage, good hills, and wildlife!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Nice trail leading to the beach. Really good work out with the incline on the way back.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

This is a short trail that is great when you have just a little bit of time to enjoy the outdoors. Wonderful viees and the return uphill climb will actually get your heart pumping a little quicker.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Small effort for huge reward. Had an hr before returning the car at the airport so we came for a quick 15 minute "hike" at the park

Friday, September 09, 2016

great place to take the dog.

hiking
Saturday, September 03, 2016

I am a hard hiker but this hike was great. Amazing views of the water, lost of different ways around the trails. I couldn't do the full course but I did greatly enjoy it

Sunday, June 05, 2016

Gorgeous. Not a lot of beach to walk on but had a nice time. Steep uphill on way back but doable.

hiking
Thursday, June 02, 2016

It short, but beautiful and great if you want to have a picnic or just lounge on the beach for most of your day. The walk down to the beach is easy, but the hike up is a little harder. Try not to bring a lot of stuff. I'm definitely going back!

hiking
Friday, April 22, 2016

great hike but the beach is underwhelming.

walking
Sunday, April 17, 2016

More of a lazy walk than hike. Short walk pretty scenery well maintained path. Great view of Mt. Rainier. Great place for a quiet Sunday walk on a calm beach. No workout on this path.

Monday, April 11, 2016

had an amazing time. would classify it as a moderate trail depending how fit you are.

hiking
Thursday, February 18, 2016

Been going here for year's. No fires on the beach.

trail running
Saturday, September 12, 2015

It had nice views, but not a very good trail for running.

walking
Sunday, May 10, 2015

Nice picnic park, with some great views, but not a lot of hike.

hiking
Sunday, June 08, 2014

This little neighborhood park has it all! You won't find miles of trails, but you will find outstanding views of the Puget Sound, enough trails and hills to get solid exercise, and a great stretch of beach to satisfy the Beachcomber in all of us.

I would not recommend going out of your way to come to this park, as we have lots of beach parks in our area. However, if you were in the area looking for some trail time or beach combing, this is a great choice.

walking
Saturday, May 17, 2014

A good mini hike to go down the beach and then back up the hill. Good small exercise and lots of fun.

hiking
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

I grew up next to this park and spent years climbing up and down these short but steep trails, the trails are so steep most people don't make the trip.

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