Urban Walk - Seattle Olmsted 50


Urban Walk - Seattle Olmsted 50

Test walk new Section 9 of the Seattle Olmsted 70 to help us complete the 75 mile loop around Seattle. This urban walk goes from Alki Point to Seacrest Foot Ferry Terminal and participants are invited to help edit the directions.

  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 425 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.5 MPH

Meet at Alki Point (near: 3239 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116) at 9:30am gear on and ready to go.

Seattle Olmsted 70 (June 2024) walks complete the Seattle Olmsted 50 (October 2023) circuit to make a 120 km loop around Seattle parks and parkways. 
Section 9 takes us from Alki Point to the West Seattle Passenger Ferry (Seacrest dock).
June walks test the accuracy and utility of the seven new Turn by Turn directions before posting the public routes on the Mountaineers website in July.

The seven new sections replicate the format--about 6 miles, 500 to 900 feet elevation gain and rich in natural and cultural features.

Seattle Olmsted 50: Ballard Locks to Rainier Beach

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Water, snacks, appropriate outerwear, and sturdy shoes.

Trip Reports