Discovery Park

Discovery Park is a 534 acre natural area park operated by the Seattle Parks and Recreation. It is the largest city park in Seattle, and occupies most of the former Fort Lawton site.

Information for Leaders

Scheduling & Permits

  • If you are scheduling this as a non-course related activity, please limit your group size to the recommended party size. The maximum party size is for use by course field trips only, and includes both students and instructors. Group size maximums do not reflect how course field trips are run (in smaller groups of students and instructors), but allow for course leaders to register the course in our system.
  • This route allows multiple bookings. Please check scheduled trips listed below in the "Activities" tab to see if there is another group already booked on the same day. If so, please coordinate with them to ensure you are carpooling and teaching at different areas.
  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.
  • Land Manager: Discovery Park
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 50
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
Map
3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98199
Activities

Upcoming Activities

Field Trip Lead Instructor Training for Wilderness (Off Trail) Navigation - Seattle 2022 - Discovery Park

Navigation Clinic
Discovery Park Field Trip Lead Instructor Training for Wilderness (Off Trail) Navigation - Seattle 4.0
Sat, Feb 4, 2023
Prerequisites
3 participants 3 leaders
Registration closes Feb 2
Seattle Branch

Navigation Activity #4 of 4 - Field Trip - Discovery Park

Navigation Field trip: Wilderness Navigation Course
Wilderness Navigation Field Trip - Discovery Park
Sat, Feb 18, 2023
No Prerequisites
20 participants on waitlist 0 instructors
Registration closes Feb 16
Seattle Branch

Navigation Activity #4 of 4 - Field Trip - Discovery Park

Navigation Field trip: Wilderness Navigation Course
Wilderness Navigation Field Trip - Discovery Park
Difficulty: Easy
Sun, Feb 19, 2023
No Prerequisites
23 participants on waitlist 0 instructors
Registration closes Feb 17
Seattle Branch

Navigation Activity #4 of 4 - Field Trip - Discovery Park

Navigation Field trip: Wilderness Navigation Course
Wilderness Navigation Field Trip - Discovery Park
Sat, Mar 4, 2023
No Prerequisites
16 participants 3 instructors
Registration opens Feb 20; Instructor registration open now
Seattle Branch

Navigation Activity #4 of 4 - Field Trip - Discovery Park

Navigation Field trip: Wilderness Navigation Course
Wilderness Navigation Field Trip - Discovery Park
Sun, Mar 5, 2023
No Prerequisites
16 participants 3 instructors
Registration opens Feb 20; Instructor registration open now
Seattle Branch

Navigation Activity #4 of 4 - Field Trip - Discovery Park

Navigation Field trip: Wilderness Navigation Course
Wilderness Navigation Field Trip - Discovery Park
Sat, Mar 18, 2023
No Prerequisites
16 participants 3 instructors
Registration opens Mar 8; Instructor registration open now
Seattle Branch

March GoHike Pacing Hikes: 2 to 4 miles, 0 to 750 feet of elevation gain - Discovery Park

Day Hiking Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Series
GoHike Pace Hikes are low-stress hikes to help you determine where you are in terms
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Sat, Mar 25, 2023
No Prerequisites
6 participants 0 instructors
Registration opens Feb 3; Instructor registration open now
Foothills Branch

Navigation Activity #4 of 4 - Field Trip - Discovery Park

Navigation Field trip: Wilderness Navigation Course
Wilderness Navigation Field Trip - Discovery Park
Sat, Apr 15, 2023
No Prerequisites
16 participants 5 instructors
Registration opens Apr 3; Instructor registration open now
Seattle Branch
Trip Reports
Titles

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  • Discovery Park & Locks
  • Wolf Creek Nature Trail
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