Seahurst Park Loop Trail

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Seahurst Park Loop Trail is a 1.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Seattle, Washington that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
351 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

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This loop starts and ends at a small but beautiful, well-maintained beach facility and some forest paths around a deep ravine. People who come here for the first time on a fine day will never be disappointed.

1 month ago

love this trail

1 month ago

My first time walking through this park: I'm very disappointed. the only exercise is a long walk to & from the parking lot. There is a very short "trail" not even one mile that I went down. In that short time I saw drug paraphernalia as well as an open bag of drugs right next to where children were playing.

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7 months ago

Beautiful scenic trail through the woods and heart pumping elevation climb. Some of the down hill paths are very muddy this time of year. Personally, I fell twice and left the trail coated in mud but still enjoyed the walk.

walking
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Cute spot with many hidden trails

hiking
Thursday, July 27, 2017

I do this trail quite frequently as I live behind Seahurst Park. It's easy to get lost up in the trails, so it helps to have a tracking device that shows where you are and the trail layout. It is a challenging moderate hike on the way up what locals call the "goat trail"-- I submitted my map picture to show you, I did a loop including the goat trail and service road. The entrance to the goat trail is unmarked and directly in between the playground and the Environmental Science Center) Stay right on this trail and it gets very steep.

If you want an easier hike, use the service road (north side of beach) behind the Marine Center. It has switchbacks. The goat trail has no switchbacks and 500' ascent. This hike is like being in Jurassic Park, with all the towering maples, sequoias and western hemlocks. It's not buggy, no poison ivy, nice shade throughout the hike, there are wood planks to help you over some of the muckier areas if it's rained, it's very lightly traveled, no snakes or bears or anything like that. Dogs are allowed. And, if they are open- you can end your hike eating a nutty buddy on the beach at the ice cream shop! Woo hoo!

Signage is poor, and it could be maintained better. That's the only drawback I've seen on this awesome hike! It's short- might take you 45 minutes to do the whole thing. Tie your visit in with low tide of you really want an experience! There's all sorts of creatures in the rocks at low tide!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Nice short trail along the ocean park closed late at 9pm

hiking
Sunday, May 07, 2017

easy hike beautiful scenery!

walking
Sunday, March 19, 2017

Great beach walk.

hiking
Monday, June 27, 2016

6/26/2016 (Sunday) - After walking a loop of 4.5 miles on flat paths in North SeaTac Park, we came here for another hour of hiking. We were first attracted by the beach's view on a cloudless sunny day. Then, we moved up into the forest, looped around a deep ravine with almost no other user. Most visitors only have fun on the beach and rarely try this trail, but those who try it for the first time on a fine day would never be disappointed.

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