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You can get lost happily among the thickets, nature trails, beaches and bluffs of this 534-acre park.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98199-1029
+1 206-386-4236
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After picking up lunch and coffee from the nearby Metropolitan grocery store (5 stars) we headed out to the park for a casual stroll and to stretch our legs after a long morning of traveling before heading to the airport. (It is not near the...More

2  Thank TampaCoast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone looking for a very long walk along the pleasant nature can definitely visit here and just enjoy the view.

Thank Kimberwood9886
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is so big with a very long trail (Discovery Park Loop Trail) going through the forest. There was one set of stairs pretty far in. Over all it amazing.. the views are spectacular!

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the north shore trail. I would recommend getting a map just to help find your way. The trails are mostly easy, but there the north shore trail has some stairs. I don't think this trail is wheelchair accessible and even bikes will have...More

Thank mishywishy2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Getting right outside of the city, you will find so much beauty and it's so peaceful. Just love this whole area.

Thank Chickadee2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the bus from downtown to Discovery Park. Got to see some of the neighborhoods north of Seattle proper. Inexpensive and also took bus back. The park is quite nice and relaxing.

Thank tmscott
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got seniors pass from office so we could take car down to tip of land but the light house. Great views of the bay and craft coming in

1  Thank 116flowergirl
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This was one of the unexpected highlights of our trip. It was amazing to find such a wonderful park within city limits. We did both beach trails and the loop - fairly easy and about 3 miles. Would recommend for anyone looking to get away...More

2  Thank coloradokarly
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Walked here from Chittenden Locks. It’s a lot of uphill on the way there so wouldn’t recommend if you’re not up to it. The park is well marked and easy to navigate. We did the trail to the beach. Nice view from the beach of...More

Thank Mynonnie
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We had been at Ballard Locks, and took a Lyft to Discovery Park. There, we followed the loop trail. It was a fun walk. We exited the park before we got back to the starting point in order to get a public bus back into...More

1  Thank Sharon S
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1 July 2018|
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Response from TartanCat57 | Reviewed this property |
Yup, lots of parking, but it's a ways to the beach if you are interested in that. Also, right when you get to the beach there is a sign that says NO DOGS, which is a bummer if you have one. However, I have noticed that there... More
22 May 2018|
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Response from Eataly01 | Reviewed this property |
Discovery Park is very safe during the day. Lots of people, including kids, walking, jogging, biking, especially on a sunny day. We have never seen "homeless" folks in the park.
24 April 2018|
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Response from Jennifer H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, beach glass is fine.