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Ruston Path

 3.5 (2)

Length


4.0 Miles 6.5 Kilometers


108' 33 m

Ascent

-47' -14 m

Descent

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

89' 27 m

High

6' 2 m

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Shared By Emily Roeben

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Take in the waterfront and multiple parks while hiking from Ruston Way to Pt. Defiance Park.

Emily Roeben

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildlife

Family Friendly Close to amenities on easy tree-lined pathways. There are multiple water access points along the trail for exploring the sound, and parks for kiddos to play. One steep part towards Pt. Defiance.

Description

Starting your hike at the Chinese Reconciliation Garden Park, you'll hike along Ruston Path through to Point Defiance Park. Along the way you'll see multiple parks, including historic fire department locations, art installments as well as an array of wildlife in the Puget Sound.

Flora & Fauna

Beach and ocean animals, birds.

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May 6, 2017
Aaron Petersen
2mi
Jan 1, 2017
Britni Rae
5mi
Nov 11, 2016
Juyeon Marquardt
Nov 8, 2016
Juyeon Marquardt
Aug 17, 2016
Emily Roeben
Beautiful clear evening, view of the mountain and full moon when heading south. 2mi

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  3.5 from 2 votes

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