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

Day Hike - Discovery Park

Day Hiking Trip
This outing is a partnership with Mountaineers fundraising staff. This is a scenic loop hike
Difficulty: Easy
Thu, Jan 27, 2022
No Prerequisites
4 participants on waitlist 0 leaders
Registration closed Jan 25
Seattle Branch

CHS 1 Hike - Discovery Park

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
Hike Discovery Park Beach and Highland Loop in the largest city park in Seattle, which
Sun, Apr 24, 2022
No Prerequisites
6 participants
Registration opens Mar 23
Seattle Branch

Field Trip Day - Discovery Park

Youth Field trip: Summer Camp - Wind and Waves Week
Field trip during Wind and Waves Week.
Wed, Jul 13, 2022
No Prerequisites
30 participants 14 instructors
Registration opens Feb 1; Instructor registration open now
Seattle Branch

Field Trip Day - Discovery Park

Youth Field trip: Summer Camp - Wind and Waves Week
Field trip during Wind and Waves Week.
Thu, Jul 14, 2022
No Prerequisites
30 participants 14 instructors
Registration opens Feb 1; Instructor registration open now
Seattle Branch
Trip Reports
Titles

This is a list of titles that represent the variations of trips you can take at this route/place. This includes side trips, extensions and peak combinations. Not seeing a title that fits your trip? Log in and send us updates, images, or resources.

  • Discovery Park & Locks
  • Wolf Creek Nature Trail
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