Magnuson Park

Home to the Mountaineers headquarters, this Seattle urban park includes pieces of Seattle's military past and eco-friendly future including the solar panel atop our building. Warren G. Magnuson Park is located on a beautiful mile-long stretch of Lake Washington's shoreline and is Seattle's second largest park at 530 acres. There are trails, athletic fields, grassy areas, picnic shelters, and many other amenities.

park amenities

  • More than four miles of walking trails
  • Captivating public art installations
  • The park's "historic district" features over 20 brick and metal structures built in the 1930s and 1940s.
  • Formerly Sand Point Naval Air Station, the park has many landmarks and historical sites that prominently display Art Deco style architecture.
  • Grassy fields
  • Sports fields
  • Community garden
  • Wetland habitat
  • Boat launch
  • Community center
  • Swimming beach
  • Picnic shelters
  • Playground

notes

  • Land Manager: Magnuson Park
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 999
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
Map
7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
  • see Land Manager
Activities

Upcoming Activities

Naturalist Trip - Magnuson Park

Naturalist Trip
Lets go birding! Join our Birding Monday walk through, wetlands, field and along the lake
Mon, Feb 6, 2023
No Prerequisites
1 participant 0 leaders
Registration closes Feb 3
Seattle Branch

Mentor Group Practice Camp - Magnuson Park

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course
Try out your gear in a low-risk, practice environment! Students will "backpack" approx 0.5 miles
Sat, Mar 25, 2023
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
8 participants
Registration opens Mar 8
Foothills Branch

Mentor Group Practice Camp - Magnuson Park

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course
This practice camp for Heidi and Christy's mentor group at Magnuson Park will allow their
Wed, Apr 12, 2023
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
10 participants
Registration opens Mar 9
Foothills Branch

WCR - Volunteer Day - Instruct at Basic Field Trip - Magnuson Park

Climbing Field trip: Winter Mountaineering & Advanced Crevasse Rescue (aka Intermediate Glacier Travel)
Teach drop-C (2:1) crevasse rescue on a weeknight at Magnuson Park
Tue, Apr 25, 2023
No Prerequisites
3 participants on waitlist 0 instructors
Registration closes Apr 23
Seattle Branch

Seattle Basic Alpine Field Trip #5 - Crevasse Rescue Demo & Practice - Magnuson Park

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Basic Field Trip #5 - Crevasse Rescue Demo. Optional practice.
Tue, Apr 25, 2023
No Prerequisites
5 participants on waitlist 5 instructors
Registration closes Apr 24
Seattle Branch

WCR - Volunteer Day - Instruct at Basic Field Trip - Magnuson Park

Climbing Field trip: Winter Mountaineering & Advanced Crevasse Rescue (aka Intermediate Glacier Travel)
Teach drop-C (2:1) crevasse rescue on a weeknight at Magnuson Park
Thu, Apr 27, 2023
No Prerequisites
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes Apr 25
Seattle Branch

Seattle Basic Alpine Field Trip #5 - Crevasse Rescue Demo & Practice - Magnuson Park

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Basic Field Trip #5 - Crevasse Rescue Demo. Optional practice.
Thu, Apr 27, 2023
No Prerequisites
1 participant on waitlist 6 instructors
Registration closes Apr 26
Seattle Branch

Mentor Group Practice Camp - Magnuson Park

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course
This practice camp for Christina & Kat's mentor group at Magnuson Park will allow the
Sat, May 20, 2023
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
10 participants 0 instructors
Registration opens Mar 10; Instructor registration open now
Foothills Branch

Seattle Basic Alpine Field Trip #7 - Crevasse Rescue Evaluation - Magnuson Park

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Basic Field Trip #7 - Crevasse Rescue Evaluation. Mandatory FT
Tue, May 23, 2023
No Prerequisites
4 participants on waitlist 6 instructors
Registration closes May 21
Seattle Branch

Seattle Basic Alpine Field Trip #7 - Crevasse Rescue Evaluation - Magnuson Park

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Basic Field Trip #7 - Crevasse Rescue Evaluation
Thu, May 25, 2023
No Prerequisites
1 participant 9 instructors
Registration closes May 24
Seattle Branch
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