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Discovery Park and Lighthouse Loop

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Length


4.0 Miles 6.5 Kilometers


406' 124 m

Ascent

-405' -123 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

30%

Max Grade (17°)

335' 102 m

High

10' 3 m

Low

Shared By Sarah Baker

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All Clear 60 days ago
Some Mud History

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An easy hike with views of Mt. Rainier from the West Point Lighthouse.

Sarah Baker

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers

Family Friendly Easy parking and there is the Discovery Center to explore.

Closes at dark.

Overview

The initial trail is well traveled and chances are you'll see many other hikers and runners on the loop.

Description

What's great about this trail is that it's not that hard to get to and it is a huge park in Seattle. A little over a .5 miles and there is a great view of Elliott Bay - at this point you can chose to just continue along the Loop Trail, and it'll only take about an hour. If you want to add a little more difficulty definitely go down to the lighthouse.

There is parking at the Discovery Park Educational Center. Start on the Loop Trail and then look for the sign that indicates the trail down to the lighthouse. This is a fun hike with some great views. It's only about 3.5 miles, but you can get a nice workout in.

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Feb 16, 2019
Jessica Halloran
Feb 10, 2019
Kyle Morris
6mi
Jan 19, 2019
Shaheen Page
Few puddles and muddy patches along the way but nothing bad
Jan 13, 2019
Darlene Van Damme
Oct 20, 2018
Dushyant Naagar
Sep 28, 2018
Isaac Bozeman
Sep 16, 2018
Elias Mueggler
Aug 31, 2018
Matthew David

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  4.2 from 19 votes

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