Cowen & Ravenna Parks


Day Hike - Cowen & Ravenna Parks

Explore near sunset the Cowen & Ravenna Parks bridges, hillsides and stairways along the wonderfully daylighted, spring water Ravenna Creek. Yes, the creek used to drain Green Lake to Lake Washington.

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  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.1 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 275 ft
  • Pace: 2.0

Meet about 5:50 near the Cowen Park playground for a 6pm start.  On street parking or Metro 1, 2, 3 & B

We'll explore Cowen & Ravenna Parks with their hidden bridges, winding trails and stairways.  


Cowen & Ravenna Parks

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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