Hamlin Park

An 80-acre public park in Shoreline. Most of the park is wooded area with dotted with trails and an orienteering course. It's the largest and oldest park in the city of Shoreline, is named for the pioneering Hamlin family who had a homestead in the area in the late 19th century. Two historic guns from the USS Boston are mounted near the park's main playground. Dogs are welcome but must be leashed.

Getting There


Northbound: Take Exit 175 off of I-5, turn right (east) onto NE 145th St (SR-523), and drive 0.5 mile. Turn left onto 15th Ave NE, drive 0.8 mile, turn right onto Hamlin Park Rd, and drive 0.2 mile to the park.
Southbound: Take Exit 176 off of I-5, turn left (east) onto NE 175th St, and drive 0.8 mile. Turn right onto Hamlin Park Rd and drive 0.2 mile to the park.


King County Metro Routes 77X and 348


  • Trail
  • Orienteering course
  • Open Space/Natural area
  • Picnic areas
  • Baseball/Softball fields
  • Horseshoe pit
  • Playground
  • Public art
  • Restroom


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.
  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking, Trail Running, Urban Walking
  • Seasons: Year-round
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
  • Length: 2.0 mi
16006 15th Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155
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