Point Defiance Park


Day Hike - Owen Beach

Join my daughter and me for this waterfront hike from the new Dune Peninsula Park to Owen Beach.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 3.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

Meet at Dune Peninsula Park restrooms at 9am. 

I will be carrying my 2 year old daughter.  She does well in the pack, but please be patient if I need to check on her.  

This hike will start by exploring the Dune Peninsula, then we'll head over the new overpass connecting to Point Defiance.  From there, we'll walk along the water to Owen Beach.


Point Defiance Park

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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