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

Mentor Group Practice Camp - Magnuson Park

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course
In this optional field trip for the Lorelei/Sarah mentor group, students will pack a pack
Sat, Apr 17, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
3 participants
Registration closed Apr 15
Foothills Branch

Basic Glacier Travel - Field Trip 2: Crevasse Rescue - Magnuson Park

Climbing Field trip: Basic Glacier Travel Course
Crevasse Rescue Practice
Tue, Apr 20, 2021
No Prerequisites
0 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes Apr 19
Seattle Branch

In-town Workshop - Magnuson Park

Scrambling Lecture: Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course
Seattle Alpine Scrambleing Pod D - intro to snow travel
Wed, Apr 21, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closed Mar 8
Seattle Branch

Mentor Group Practice Camp - Magnuson Park

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course
This practice camp is for Christina and Liz's mentor group at Magnuson Park. We arrive
Sat, Apr 24, 2021
No Prerequisites
1 participant 0 instructors
Registration closes Apr 23
Foothills 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
Sun, Apr 25, 2021
No Prerequisites
3 participants
Registration closes Apr 23
Foothills Branch

Mentor Group Practice Camp - Magnuson Park

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course
In this required field trip, students will pack a pack and carry it out into
Sun, Apr 25, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
3 participants
Registration closes Apr 23
Foothills Branch

Mentor Group Practice Camp - Magnuson Park

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course
In this required field trip, students will pack a pack and carry it out into
Sun, Apr 25, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes Apr 23
Foothills Branch

In-town Workshop - Magnuson Park

Scrambling Lecture: Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course
Evening indoor workshop to practice steep snow travel techniques.
Thu, Apr 29, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closed Feb 23
Seattle Branch

In-town Workshop - Magnuson Park

Scrambling Lecture: Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course
Morning workshop to practice steep snow travel techniques.
Sat, May 1, 2021
No Prerequisites
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closed Feb 11
Seattle Branch

Basic Glacier Travel - Crevasse Rescue Evaluations - Magnuson Park

Climbing Field trip: Basic Glacier Travel Course
Crevasse Rescue Evaluations
Tue, May 4, 2021
No Prerequisites
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes May 2
Seattle Branch

Basic Glacier Travel - Crevasse Rescue Evaluations - Magnuson Park

Climbing Field trip: Basic Glacier Travel Course
Crevasse Rescue Practice and Evaluations
Wed, May 5, 2021
No Prerequisites
5 participants 2 instructors
Registration closes May 2
Seattle Branch

In-town Workshop - Magnuson Park

Scrambling Lecture: Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course
Workshop to practice rock scrambling techniques on the Mountaineers granite bolder field and rock slabs
Tue, May 11, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closed Feb 23
Seattle Branch

In-town Workshop - Magnuson Park

Scrambling Lecture: Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course
In-town Rock Workshop - Pod L
Fri, May 14, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
1 participant 0 instructors
Registration closes May 12
Seattle Branch
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