Lincoln Park

Trip

Urban Walk - Lincoln Park

A fun walk from sea level in Lincoln Park to the highest point in Seattle at the Myrtle View Point at 520 feet.

  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 600 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 to 2.0 mph

Wednesday August 30th, 9:00 a.m. meet at the large parking lot at Lincoln Park on Fauntleroy Way (in West Seattle), this parking lot is perpendicular to SW Rose Street. The Metro bus stop for the ‘C-Line’ is the SW Rose Street stop. We will gather at the south end of this parking lot, and start our walk at 9:00 a.m. Our first stop will be the restrooms just 2 minutes in to the walk. In Lincoln Park we will walk down to the beach and come back up the trail that runs behind Colman Pool. We will continue along the bluff trail and exit the north end of the park, where we will cross Fauntleroy Way over to the P-patch. From this point its all up hill to Solstice Park, through the Orchard Street Ravine, and up to the Myrtle View Point. We will take a quick break here for a short rest and a snack. There are concrete markers that list the heights of various hills in Seattle. On our return, we will walk city streets as we head to the Thistle Steps (367 steps down) and the parking lot is just a block from the end of the steps.

Route/Place

Lincoln Park


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Water, snacks, appropriate outerwear, and sturdy shoes.

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