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Discovery Park

3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98199-1029
+1 206-386-4236
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You can get lost happily among the thickets, nature trails, beaches and bluffs of this 534-acre park.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the loop” (47 reviews)
“puget sound” (69 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98199-1029
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+1 206-386-4236
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've been to Seattle many times visiting family and friends, but just now discovered Discovery Park. I've been missing out!! There are hundreds of miles of trails to wander, but most people do the Loop Trail. I did the Loop with side adventures on Hidden...More

Thank Buhrdy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this easy hike which was a loop of 2.8 miles! We took our pup with us and it was a neat and beautiful place to explore!

Thank Jessie A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an amazing mixture of forest walking, breathtaking views, and access to the beach. A true gem right in the city!

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely hike and afternoon! Visitor center isn't open on monday, but the park is. Almost 3 miles and very well maintained trail. Amazing trees! Easy to get to. Highly recommended. Dog friendly. Different parking lots and locations. We started in East parking lot....More

Thank naturelover7531
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked the North Beach trail and the Hidden Valley trail. Part of the hike was through shady woods, and part was along the beach. We were there at low tide. The beach was very pebbly and long sections of it were slimy with seaweed.It...More

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked from the visitor center to the lighthouse. Highly recommend parking as close as you can to the light house if you want to do this. Very long walk from visitor center and the map is not very good. That being said, the views...More

1  Thank Bibli0phile25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Basic and safe - nothing too dramatic or opulent but nice . I enjoyed the lack of crowds in the early morning hours and the beach was quiet, easy hike close to town!

Thank Leah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a large park with lots to offer. Some trails are paved but many are not. There are steps on some trails, which can be steep. There are great views of the Olympic range across the sound. Make sure you have enough time if...More

1  Thank SCtripchick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the whole crew to do this hike and had a really nice time. It started as a forest then climbed up and then dropped down to the beach. There are a number of decently marked loops, but grab a map at the discovery...More

Thank Mseinber
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday morning my sons and I thought it would be a great day to explore the park. Wear your hiking shoes as it will be a workout. Parking at front of park it as a premium on such a nice day. Park is very large...More

1  Thank KEITH H
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0823pasha_nadya
9 July 2015|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
You can't park down there unless you get a permit, handicap and people with young children can get a permit however you can have someone drop you off or if you have someone waiting in the car and you don't take long. It is a... More
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Cantrall
7 June 2015|
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There is a 1.5 mile, not hour, walk from the nearest parking lot. There are 8 spaces at the lighthouse for which you will need a permit. Generally, they are for those not physically able so an elerdy person or impaired my... More
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