Urban Walk - Richmond Beach Saltwater Park


Urban Walk - Richmond Beach Saltwater Park

Richmond Beach State Park is on Puget Sound with beach access, bluffs, and trails. Our Urban Walk will be in the park and surrounding Richmond Beach community. The address is 2021 NW 190th St Shoreline, WA 98177 GoHike Alumni Urban Walks are outings of at least two miles or longer that take place on city or suburban streets, parks or greenbelts led by GoHike leaders and geared toward beginner walkers, hikers or those who are looking for easy to moderate walking opportunities.

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 3.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

We will meet ready to go at 9:00 am at the lower parking lot at the bottom of the stairs next to the bathrooms.

Begin with 198 stairs and continue out of the park into the neighborhood along the sound to Kaya Kayu AC Park, then back to NW 197th St and up a gradual hill into the community to another park and the library, back to Saltwater Park and continue along the top bluff and back, down the hill to the beach for exploring, then back to the parking lot.

Restrooms at meeting place, Kaya Kayu Park,  and at the beach.

Option for coffee or brunch at the Blackbird Cafe afterwards depending on what time we finish the walk.

Priority registration is given to GoHike: Beginning Hiking Series graduate Alumni Course members.

Graduate alumni will need to hold a GoHike Badge and have registered for the GoHike: Beginning Hiking Series - Alumni Course. 


If there are any unfilled spots for this trip, the trip will open up on the Wednesday before the week of the walk to Mountaineers members interested in a beginning Urban Walk experience.

It is important that participants look at the stated walk description, distance, pace, elevation gain and consider your current fitness level in determining if this walk is a good fit for you. If you have any questions, please contact the trip leader in advance of registering.


Richmond Beach Saltwater Park

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

A Hello Walker email will be sent prior to the walk that may include recommendations or requirements for equipment.

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