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Day Hike - St Edward State Park

St Edward State Park

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8:30 am at Seminary parking lot, St Edwards State Park
This hike is part of the Conditioning Hiking Series. Please do not sign up for it if you are not a participant in the course. (Participants: This is a CHS 1 level hike.) Come explore this gem of a state park. Located on the grounds of a former seminary, this hike winds through a beautiful, quiet forest of fern covered ravines down to one of the last remaining undeveloped areas on the shore of Lake Washington. This hike will be about seven miles in length with approximately 1100 feet of elevation gain. We will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the seminary parking lot. Here are the directions to Saint Edward State Park: Saint Edward State Park is located at the north end of Lake Washington in Kenmore, Washington. From I-405 northbound: Take exit #20-A (116th St. N.E.) and turn west (left). Travel 4.5 miles. (At 98th Ave., the road name changes to Juanita Dr.) The park entrance is on the left. There is a large sign indicating "Bastyr University" at the entrance. Follow the road a short distance and veer right; continue straight until you reach the parking lot next to the seminary building. From I-405 southbound: Exit at Hwy. 522 (exit #23-B). Drive through Bothell to Kenmore. Turn left at 68th Ave. (68th turns into Juanita Dr.) Park is 1.5 miles on the right. There is a large sign indicating "Bastyr University" at the entrance. Follow the road a short distance and veer right; continue straight until you reach the parking lot next to the seminary building. From I-5: Take exit #175 (145th St.) and travel east (right turn) to Bothell Way. Turn left. Travel north to 68th Ave. in Kenmore. (68th turns into Juanita Dr). Park is 1.5 miles on the right. There is a large sign indicating "Bastyr University" at the entrance. Follow the road a short distance and veer right; continue straight until you reach the parking lot next to the seminary building.
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