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Best trails in University Place

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Looking for a great trail near University Place, Washington? AllTrails has 5 great walking 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 Kanaskat Palmer State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Charles L Pack Experimental Forest or Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in University Place ranging from 0.6 to 3.4 miles and from 16 to 324 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 University Place
Top trails (5)
#1 - Soundview and Grandview Trail Loop
Chambers Creek Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 16 m
This family-friendly trail goes around the Chambers Bay Golf Course and has great views of the Puget Sound. This trail is ranked moderate and not easy because it includes steep rolling hills. Accessibility: Both the Soundview and Grandview sections of the trail are paved, smooth, and typically at least three feet wide, but the Soundview Trail section has some steep switchbacks. The estimated average grade is on the Soundview section is 5% and the max grade is 18% and the estimated average grade on the Grandview section is 1% with a max of 5%. The area where the grade increases past 10% and the switchbacks begin is marked on the map with a waypoint (after about 1.1 miles). The more accessible Grandview trail can also be viewed on its own trail page here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/washington/grandview-trail-accessibleShow more
#2 - Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Living War Memorial Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
A popular paved walking and biking trail with beautiful views from the bridge. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved asphalt and typically at least six feet wide. The grade is mostly gentle (all estimated under 5% except for the beginning and end appearing to have a steep grade).Show more
#3 - Chambers Creek Trail
Chambers Creek Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 54 m
#4 - Grandview Trail (Accessible)
Chambers Creek Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 51 m
This trail goes around the Chambers Bay Golf Course and has great views of the Puget Sound. Accessibility: This trail is paved, typically at least three feet wide, and mostly flat with an estimated average grade of 1% and a max grade of 5%. This trail can be turned into a loop by joining with the Soundview Trail but that trail has some steep switchback sections that may not be accessible.Show more
#5 - Central Meadow Outer Loop
Chambers Creek Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 15 m