Point Defiance Park


Day Hike - Point Defiance Park

This gem of an urban park has scenic views and miles of forested trails to explore!

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.9 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 300 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 mph

7:30 a.m., South Federal Way P&R, 901 S. 348th Street

We'll hike about 8 miles and 300' of rolling gain. Great hike for beginners or for breaking in those new boots you got for Christmas. Bakery stop on the way home!


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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