South Magnolia


Day Hike - South Magnolia

Night hike hills, stairs and overlooks in Magnolia.

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  • Easy+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 646 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 354 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Meet shortly before 6pm outside the Magnolia Village Pub,  3221   W McGraw St, Seattle. Metro bus line 19, 24 and 31 are nearby.

We celebrate Seattle hills, stairways, overlooks and our fascinating neighborhoods by night.  South Magnolia hosts two glacially deposited hills atop Magnolia Bluff. We even get Perkins Lane, site of some of the more dramatic landslides into Puget Sound. A favorite surprise view appears at Ella Bailey park looking south towards downtown.  Dress for the weather and the night with required headlamps and advised reflective clothing.


South Magnolia

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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