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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
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3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98199-1029
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+1 206-386-4236
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a real gem and I love coming here with family friends. Within minutes you forget how close to the city you are as you are surrounded by lush greenery and wilderness with well maintained paths. We love hiking down to the beach, especially...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tatyanamatevosova
Reviewed 1 week ago

We live close to the park so it is special to be able to share it with guests who are visiting from out of town, or with friends from accross the city!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful, clean beachfront that is easy to get to. A beautiful bike trail runs along it. And benches to just sit and enjoy the view.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Liz R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park has trails following the shoreline giving beautiful views across the water to the Olympic Mountains in the distance. The trail leads out to Discovery Point with an abandoned lighthouse which is very photogenic. On our trip we saw seals in the water and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank davegering
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

72 hours in Seattle, great way to see the trees, wildlife, ocean, mountains, and more. This hike was beautiful and so much fun. Top experience while in Seattle. I know there is greater hikes if your willing to travel and spend a day doing so,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tealchristine2712
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did our annual trek again, but the weather didn't cooperate this time: couldn't see the mountains, the wind was really cold and biting. But we went on, anyway and did the great loop. Already found Indian plum starting to bloom, and even salmon berries....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Went here for the first time this week. Hiked out to the lighthouse in hopes of capturing a nice sunset picture. The hike was really easy from the South Parking Lot (a bit harder coming back up hill). I did not know the view across...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brooks T
Reviewed 8 January 2019

This park is absolutely massive and full of paths to go exploring. There is a ton of diversity of flora. It is a peaceful experience to go walking through the woods here. If you walk all the way to the point, there is a nice...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

Miles of trails and a great view over the water. There's a historical military camp there; lots of blackberries in the summer. Open space as well as trails in the woods.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Wanted to have the feeling of going to a national park with out the long drive. Discovery Park was about 15 - 20 min from Downtown Seattle. It was the perfect solution to that predicament. Has multiple trails for you to walk, from the beach...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Crose2130
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stephaniephuffaker
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
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curiouscat0
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.
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kanarupp
24 April 2018|
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Response from Jennifer H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, beach glass is fine.
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