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Best trails in Seattle

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Looking for a great trail near Seattle, Washington? AllTrails has 79 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Squak Mountain State Park or Saint Edward State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Discovery Park or Fisher Creek Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 70 easy trails in Seattle ranging from 0.6 to 22.1 miles and from 6 to 577 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Seattle
Top trails (79)
#1 - Discovery Park and Lighthouse Loop Trail
Discovery Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 5 m
Note: As of May, 2020, users have reported that the Parking lots are closed due to COVID-19. Please consult the park's website before visiting: seattle.gov/parks/find/parks/discovery-park The park prShow more
#2 - Green Lake Trail
Green Lake Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
NOTE: It has been reported that the parking lot is CLOSED due to COVID-19. There is limited parking on the street so be prepared to hunt a parking spot down. Please see the park's website for up to daShow more
#3 - The Washington Park Arboretum
Washington Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
As of June 2020, the trail parking lot is experiencing full or partial closure, however users have reported that it is fairly easy to park else where. The Arboretum is a hidden gem on the shores of Show more
#4 - Seward Park Perimeter Loop
Seward Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
Within the Seattle city limits, Seward Park boasts 300 acres of beautiful forest land, home to eagles' nests, old growth forest, a short bike and walking path, an amphitheater, a native plant garden, Show more
#5 - Alki Trail
Hamilton Viewpoint Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 3 h 7 m
A portion of Alki Trail between Riverside and the Port of Seattle Jack Block Park This trail rides along the northern and eastern shore of West Seattle along Alki Avenue. Largely riding on a widened Show more
#6 - Kubota Garden Natural Area Trails
Kubota Garden
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 22 m
Kubota Garden Natural Area Trails is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Seattle, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The traShow more
#7 - Lincoln Park Trail
Lincoln Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
Big fields, forests, trails, a pool, a beach. Just a great park right in the middle of West Seattle. Lincoln Park is West Seattles major multi-purpose park a nose-shaped bluff on Puget Sound just noShow more
#8 - Cable Line Trail to West Tiger #3
Tiger Mountain State Forest
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 2 h 34 m
Cable Line Trail to West Tiger #3 is a 3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Seattle, Washington that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primariShow more
#9 - Burke-Gilman Trail: Ballard Bridge to Bothell
Woodland Park
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Length: 18.3 mi • Est. 7 h 38 m
The Burke-Gilman Trail runs more than 18 miles from Shilshole Bay in the City of Seattle to the City of Bothell where it intersects the Sammamish River Trail. The trail is a paved, off-road facility oShow more
#10 - Normandy Beach Trail
Marine View Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 37 m
Note: Users have reported that this beach may be on private property. Marine View Park, consisting of 27.37 acres of heavily wooded bluffs and ravines, is located between Marine View Drive and Puget Show more
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