Cedar Park & Burke-Gilman Trail


Day Hike - Cedar Park & Burke-Gilman Trail

Seattle Stairways Walks #10 brings us from Cedar Park near Lake City to the Burke-Gilman trail north along Lk Washington and return.

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 3.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 606 ft

We'll meet shortly before 6pm Tuesday, April 18, in the parking area of Cedar Park at

Cedar Park is in a quiet Lake City neighborhood but close to some up and down stairs that take you to/from the Burke-Gilman trail and Lake Washington.  Unlike the older part of the city where stairways led to street trolley line, paved and other pathways became the norm in the automobile era.  We'll ponder the impact of population growth (not just girth) on the prospects for a surge in stair-building in our fair city.


Cedar Park & Burke-Gilman Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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