Point Defiance Park


Day Hike - Point Defiance Park

A great forested walk with views of the Puget Sound! Beginners welcome.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 650 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-1.75 mph

We'll meet at the Star Lake P&R in Federal Way/Kent, 27015 26th Avenue S., at 8:00 a.m. No passes required. 

To be provided by email to registered participants. 


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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