Day Hike - Queen Anne Stairways

This is a scenic urban loop hike including 26 stairways , and outstanding views of Seattle, Mt. Rainier , and the Olympics. The oldest stairway in Seattle is on this hike.

  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 700 ft
  • Pace: 1.5

We will meet , 9:00 am ,  at the top of 3rd Ave. N stairs , the intersection of 3rd Ave. N , Bigalow Ave. and Highland Ave. Go up Queen Ave. N to a right turn on Prospect Street , then left on 1st Ave. N , then right on Prospect Street and connecting with Bigalow Ave. to 3rd Ave. N. 


Wilds of Queen Anne

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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