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Watershed Park Trail is a 1.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Kirkland, Washington that features a river 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 but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 1.6 miles Elevation Gain: 288 feet Route Type: Loop

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20 days ago

A cool, secluded trail runner. I’ll be back.

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Sun Jun 02 2019

Trail was very enjoyable, parts of it felt as if I were walking in eastern Washington. Lots of different short paths to chose from. Great for dogs and kids. WARNING !! Pretty sure I saw somewhat fresh bear scat, so keep your eyes/ears open.

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Sat Apr 20 2019

Nice wooded loop, but the experience is ruined by constant roar of 405 traffic and giant piles of dog poop lining the trail.

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Sat Apr 20 2019

Super easy trail, no worries there. Very scenic. Well shaded. Plenty of trees and moss. Not v crowded. Highly recommend.

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Wed Mar 06 2019

cool. if you goto the watershed at the bottom, it's likely an intermediate level sloop to get back up the hill. overall, nice hike that is close in.

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Sat Jan 26 2019

Really loud freeway noise at certain bits. Otherwise great.

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Tue May 22 2018

I took my 3.5 year old and 2.5 year old twins. They are all very active and love walking. There was a bit of a slope at the beginning, but they were all able to manage with a bit of hand-holding. Great shade all throughout. Didn't see any water, and there is a little noise from the highway on the far side of the trail, but the surrounding nature is really nice.

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Thu Jun 02 2016

Nice wooded area close by 405 in South Kirkland. Popular with nearby neighbors walking the dog, and trail runners. Trails are short, and van get loud on the waste side near the freeway.

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Thu Jun 02 2016

Short set of loop trails in a wooded area just west of 405 in Kirkland, near the 520 interchange. Why mention the freeways? That's part of what you'll hear on this trail. 405 is just on the other side of the wall on the eastern section of the loop. On the west side is a steep ravine draining down toward Lake Washington and a creek draining into the wetlands and said lake. It is a nice trail run or walk for locals in the neighborhood and their dogs.

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Wed May 04 2016

5/3/2016 (Tuesday) - This part is rarely used by serious hikers because of its small size, mainly used by local residents for walking dogs or meditation. Pleasant woody trails and interesting terrain for half to one hour's walk. Its western slope is very steep, but a broad road stretches down to the bottom the ravine, where there is a running creek.

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Tue Sep 08 2015

Been visiting this park for years for a quick nature walk. Lots of points of entry. Heading down to the stream at the bottom gives you a nice quick hike back up to the Peace Sign. Fun to explore all the trails.

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