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 - Discovery Park

Family Field trip: Mini Mountaineers
Mini Mountaineers meet at a Seattle park and enjoy a nature walk together. We will
Tue, Mar 9, 2021
No Prerequisites
5 participants 3 chaperones
Registration closes Mar 7
Seattle Branch

Field Trip - Discovery Park

Family Field trip: Mini Mountaineers
Mini Mountaineers meet at a Seattle park and enjoy a nature walk together. We will
Wed, Mar 10, 2021
No Prerequisites
3 participants 2 chaperones
Registration closes Mar 8
Seattle Branch

GoHike Pacing Hike - Discovery Park

Day Hiking Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Series
Enjoy this gentle scenic hike, intended to help you and the GoHike team determine what
Sat, Mar 13, 2021
No Prerequisites
8 participants 0 instructors
Registration opens Mar 9; Instructor registration open now
Foothills Branch

GoHike Hiking Trip - 2-4 miles, <500 feet gain - Discovery Park

Day Hiking Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Series
This beautiful, gentle loop hike through lovely Discovery Park can apply toward your GoHike Graduation!
Sat, Apr 3, 2021
No Prerequisites
7 participants
Registration opens Mar 9
Foothills Branch

Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running - Discovery Park

Trail Running Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Frontcountry
Learn and practice trail running skills at a local frontcountry trail. What's great about this
Difficulty: Easy
Mon, Jun 21, 2021
No Prerequisites
3 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes Jun 19
Foothills Branch

Field Trip Day - Discovery Park

Youth Field trip: Summer Camp - Wind and Waves Week
Field trip during Wind and Waves Week.
Wed, Jul 14, 2021
No Prerequisites
4 participants 14 instructors
Registration closes Jul 12
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 15, 2021
No Prerequisites
21 participants 14 instructors
Registration closes Jul 13
Seattle Branch
Trip Reports
Titles

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  • Discovery Park & Locks
  • Wolf Creek Nature Trail
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